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Man arrested for murder outside of Leesburg

The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office is currently investigating a murder that took place just north of the Town of Leesburg.

According to the LCSO, police responded to a report of gunfire at Woolsthorpe Drive and Hambrick Manor Lane around 10:40 a.m. Tuesday, where they found a woman dead at the scene.

A man, Kelvin N. Forde, 55, of Baltimore was arrested at the scene.

Police believe Forde and his wife, Ruby C. Forde, 55, were driving from Maryland to Loudoun to visit relatives when they got into an fight. Forde pulled into the Woolsthorpe Drive area and is then believed to have shot his wife. She was still in the car when police arrive and died at the scene.

Forde is currently being held at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center with no bond. He has been charged with first-degree murder.

This is a developing story. More information will be released as it becomes available.


Darn it all Bmore don’t send us your killers. Messing up our murder rate stats.

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