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    Loudoun County Grand Jury indicts 46 in May

    Loudoun County's Grand Jury indicted 46 people this month, including two men suspected of killing their wives.

    Eight of the people indicted were arrested after driving under the influence.

    The next meeting of the Grand Jury will take place June 9.

    Some of the more noteworthy indictments are listed below.

    •Braulio Marcelo Castillo, 43, of Ashburn was indicted for first-degree murder, breaking and entering with intent to commit murder and violation of a protective order. Investigators believe that on March 19, Castillo broke into the home of his estranged wife, beat and strangled her to death and then staged her body in the basement to look like a suicide. He was arrested April 1.

    •Kelvin Nathaniel Forde, 50, of Baltimore, was indicted with first-degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony for allegedly killing his wife March 11. Forde was driving his wife to her sister's house when the couple, who were having marital problems, pulled over in a cul-de-sac just outside of Leesburg. After the two began to fight, Forde pulled out a gun and shot his spouse in the head.

    •Gilbert Ray Chapman Jr. of Sterling was charged with felony assault and battery of a family member for a March 12 incident. Chapman has previously pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated and public intoxication in Loudoun.

    •Nicholas Joseph Coletto, 68, of Alexandria was charged with using a communication system to facilitate certain offenses with children, a class five felony. Coletto was arrested after a month-long investigation by the Leesburg Police Department in which officers posed as a child online. After making sexual inquiries, Coletto traveled March 24 from Alexandria to Leesburg to meet who he thought was a teenager.

    •Douglas Steven Connor of Gore was indicted on a charge of indecent liberties with a child, a class five felony, for events that took place between Dec. 3, 2013 and Jan. 15.

    •Laura Hernandez of Reston was charged with assault and battery of a law enforcement officer and misdemeanor obstruction of justice for a March 1 incident.

    •Michael Lee Jackson, 45, of Aldie and Maurice Smith, 47, were both indicted on two counts of abduction. Jackson and Smith on Feb. 21 forced themselves in the car of a Maryland man and demanded he drive them to a local convenience store. Jackson was additionally charged with petit larceny, third or subsequent offense, and Smith was also charged with possession of marijuana.

    •Wahid Monawar of Fairfax was indicted on charges of attempted extortion, false reports of child abuse, computer harassment and stalking for events that took place between Jan. 1 and Feb. 4.

    •Sherard Raphael Robinson was indicted for an attempt to strangle another to cause wounding or injury and misdemeanor assault and battery of a family member from a Feb. 16 event.

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