Arlington police say a suspicious death in the Ballston area over the weekend has been ruled a homicide following an autopsy by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

Scott Ratigan, 24, of Arlington, died from trauma to the upper body, police spokesperson Ashley Savage said Tuesday afternoon.

Ratigan was found dead after police responded to a call in the 800 block of North Randolph Street around 5:29 p.m. Friday.

This remains an active and ongoing criminal investigation, and Arlington County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for tips leading to the arrest of a suspect. To report anonymous tips, call the Arlington County Crime Solvers hotline at ‪1-866-411-TIPS (8477).

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