FBI, Prince William police increase reward for grocery store killing

The FBI and Prince William County Police have announced a reward of $11,000 in the murder of a Woodbridge woman at a Hispanic grocery and jewelry store.

The incident was partially captured on video.

Glenda Marisol Coca-Romero

Glenda Marisol Coca-Romero

Around 9 p.m., on Feb. 1, three masked men dressed in dark clothing entered Platanillos Grocery and Jewelry, located at 14342 Jefferson Davis Highway in Woodbridge. Within seconds, shots were fired and two employees were injured, one fatally.

The suspects immediately fled the business after the shooting, possibly on foot. No property or money was taken during the incident.

When police arrived, 21-year-old Glenda Marisol Coca-Romero was dead. The second victim, a 42-year-old woman, was taken to a hospital for treatment.

Two additional people, a customer and another employee, were inside the store at the time of the shooting and were unharmed.

The suspects can only be described as males, unknown race or age, all reportedly wearing dark clothing with their faces covered.

Anyone with information relating to this case is asked to call Crime Solvers at 703-670-3700 or 1-866-411-TIPS. You don’t have to give your name, just the information.

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