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Loudoun Grand Jury indicts 50, including man charged with murder

A Leesburg man charged in connection with the May 16 stabbing death of his wife was indicted Aug. 11 by the Loudoun County Grand Jury on charges of first-degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

Leesburg Police said Marco Corletto, 43, stabbed his wife, Roxana Rico, 31, inside their 125 Clubhouse Drive apartment.

When police arrived around 2 p.m., they also found Corletto suffering from self-inflicted stab wounds to his arms. Rico died shortly after arriving at Fairfax Inova Hospital.

A jury trial for Corletto is tentatively scheduled for Dec. 15-19 in Loudoun Circuit Court.

Other noteworthy indictments included:

* Shahrzad Bathai of Sterling was indicted for possession of a controlled substance I or II and possession with intent to distribute heroin. He was arrested Jan. 30.

* Chad Denard Ellerbe, 25, of Sterling, was indicted for aggravated malicious wounding after he stabbed a woman in Sterling on May 25.

* Jose Noe Garcia Granados of Chantilly was indicted on charges of malicious wounding and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony stemming from a June 24 incident.

* Rocio Antonieta Gonzalez Soriano of Sterling was indicted for child abuse and neglect, hit and run – attended property, DUI, no operator license, obstruction of justice and driving with an open container. He was arrested June 9 – a day after the incident.

* Nicholas Paul Leasure of Leesburg was indicted on charges of strangling another to cause wounding or injury and obstruction of justice stemming from a June 24 incident.

* Tchalim Koboa Lidawo of Ashburn was indicted on charges of attempted rape and abduction with intent to defile after a June 30 incident.

* Jeffrey Edward Preston of Sterling was indicted on charges of strangling another to cause injury, destroying personal property and unlawful use of, or injury to, telephone lines after a May 10 incident.

* Brayan Esau Rivas of Alexandria was indicted on charges of street robbery with a gun, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, abduction with intent to extort money, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony – subsequent offense and conspiracy to commit felony stemming from a June 23 incident.

* Vasyl Rublyov of Falls Church was indicted on two counts of aggravated sexual battery stemming from a Nov. 12 incident.

* David Andrew Southers of Richmond was indicted on charges of rape and sodomy following a June 21 incident.

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