Mohammad Sharif Yazdani, 64, was found dead Sunday, according to a news release from the Fairfax County Police Department's Mount Vernon Police District.
Yazdani — an Alexandria resident — was . Yazdani had walked away from his residence in the 3800 block of Havenwood Place on the same day.
A resident who was out walking Sunday afternoon came upon a body lying along a creek bank near the 7700 block of Audubon Meadow Way, less than a mile from his home. Police identified him as Yazdani.
Police had conducted multiple searches in and around Huntley Meadows Park and elsewhere in southeastern Fairfax County. Police do not believe there are any signs of foul play related to Yazdani's death and the Office of the Medical Examiner has preliminarily determined that the cause of death was accidental drowning.