An apparent homicide in Sterling Friday evening remains under investigation by the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office (LCSO) this afternoon.
Rosangela Spradling, 42, of Sterling has been charged with first-degree murder and is being held at the Loudoun Count Detention center without bond, according to sheriff's office officials.
The deceased has been identified at Steven Spradling, 52, a member of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Police Department. Law enforcement officials believe the incident to be domestic in nature.
Two children were found unharmed at the residence on the 21700 block of Blossom Drive in Sterling. They're currently staying with family friends.
LCSO deputies responded the home around 9 p.m. Friday after a shooting was reported.