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November 26, 2019

Catlett man allegedly murdered 2 in Woodbridge

Authorities arrested Abner Molina-Rodriguez, 22, without incident in Fauquier.
A Catlett man faces two murder charges for allegedly shooting and killing two men in Prince William County this summer.

Fauquier sheriff’s deputies and Prince William police last Friday arrested Abner Jose Molina-Rodriguez, 22, of 11411 Eskridges Lane.

The morning of June 22, a Woodbridge resident discovered the bodies of Milton Beltran Lopez, 40, and Jario Geremeas Mayorga, 39, in the woods behind two businesses near Featherstone and Blackburg roads, according to Prince William police.

Both men, who lived in Woodbridge, died of gunshot wounds, the state medical examiner’s office determined.

“The two men were identified as local residents known to frequent area businesses near the location where their bodies were discovered,” Prince William police said in a press release. “Both men were last seen alive the evening prior on June 21.”

The county police offered a $5,000 reward for information that would lead to an arrest.

The FBI joined the investigation and the reward rose to $20,000 as the murders remained unsolved for months.

“During the course of the investigation, detectives with the Homicide Unit identified a suspect sought in connection to the double murder,” Prince William police said. “The investigation revealed that the accused (Mr. Molina-Rodriguez) met up with one of the victims, Milton Beltran Lopez, in a wooded area behind a nearby business. At the time, Lopez was in the company of the second victim, Jairo Geremeas Mayorga. During the encounter, an altercation occurred and both victims were fatally shot.”

Authorities arrested Mr. Molina-Rodriguez without incident on Nov. 22. He remains in jail without bond.
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Truepat · December 2, 2019 at 6:39 am
Linda LOL, you are funny, Trump will give him a free ride back home to South America, we should feel fortunate neither of our families were affected by this murderer.
Linda Ward · November 29, 2019 at 3:28 pm
Truepat - Will Trump pardon him?
Truepat · November 28, 2019 at 6:27 am
Will Northam or his cronies release him?
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