MANASSAS, Va. (WUSA9) -- Manassas City Police Department have arrested two people in connection with the death of a man, who was found close to a dumpster on August 17 in Manassas, Va.
Authorities responded to Colonial Village Apartments for the report of a body left by a dumpster area. The victim has been identified as 26-year-old Cesar Benjamin Contreras of Manassas, police said.
The death was not just a random attack, the Northern Virginia Regional Gang Task Force determined. At least six people were involved in the homicide, authorities said.
Police have arrested two suspects thus far. Jose Rafael Ramirez Lopez, 18, of NW, Washington was arrested and charged with murder, police said. Authorities also arrested Ludwig Ulises "Negro" Mena Romero, 20, of Manassas, Va. He was also charged with murder.