MURDER USA: Fairfax Police determined domestic violence led to the homicide of Pamela Hargan and Helen Hargan; Megan Hargan attempted to stage crime scene as a murder-suicide

Breaking News Cold Cases Domestic violence Murder USA Police Beat

 

Murder scene on Dean Drive in McLean Va. where Megan Hargan has now been charged with double murder. Photo courtesy of WUSA

MURDER USA: Fairfax Police determined domestic violence led to the homicide of Pamela Hargan and Helen Hargan; Megan Hargan attempted to stage crime scene as a murder-suicide

A 911 call came from 1,000 miles away

MCLEAN, Va. – Fairfax County Police say that the fraudulent money transactions allegedly perpetrated by a West Virginia woman taking money from her mother tipped police that the apparent murder-suicide was simply a staged event designed to mislead investigators.

Police say that a 35-year-old woman is facing charges in the murder of her mom and sister. On July 14, 2017, 23-year-old Helen Lorena Hargan and her mother, 63-year-old Pamela Denise Hansen Hargan were found dead in a home in the 6700 block of Dean Drive in McLean. They had both been shot.

Pamela Denise Hanson Hargan, 63, of McLean Va found murdered in her $1.3 million Fairfax home, Megan Hargan is charged with the murder of her mother and sister.
Helen Lorena Hargan. Photo from Facebook
Megan Hargan, 35, of Monongalia County West Va. charged on Nov. 9, 2018, with the murder of her sister and mother on July 14, 2017, in Fairfax County Va.

On Nov. 9, 2018, detectives from the Major Crimes Bureau arrested Megan Hargan near her home in Monongalia County, West Virginia for their murders.

Watch as Major Ed O’Carroll, commander of the Major Crimes Bureau updates the community on the investigation in this video. 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.