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Leesburg Man in Custody in Death of an Acquaintance

Post Date:04/07/2020 6:45 AM

Leesburg Man in Custody in Death of an Acquaintance

Leesburg, VA (April 7, 2020) – At approximately 4:00 AM this morning, Leesburg Police Officers were called to a residence in the 100 block of Fort Evans Road SE for a report of an adult male in cardiac arrest.  Upon arrival, officers located a male in his 50’s with apparent trauma to his face and head.  Subsequent to attempts at lifesaving measures, the victim was declared deceased by Loudoun County Fire Rescue.

The adult male suspect, who is in his 20’s, remained on scene and was taken into custody.  The suspect has been identified as an acquaintance of the victim.  This is an ongoing investigation and updates will be released as they are made available.  Leesburg Police Detectives advised that this is an isolated incident and that there is no danger to the community.

Media Contact: 
Officer Michael Drogin, Public Information Officer 
Email: mdrogin@leesburgva.gov, 703-771-4538 

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