Murder Charge Filed in Death of Leesburg Man

The Leesburg Police Department has charged a 20-year-old man with murder in the fatal beating of his housemate early Tuesday morning. 

According to the report, officers were called to a home in the 100 block of Fort Evans Road at approximately 4­ a.m. April 7 for a report of a man in cardiac arrest. 

Upon arrival, officers found a man with apparent trauma to his face and head. Joel Rodriguez-Quezada, 48, of Leesburg, died at the scene.

The suspect, Joseph Lucio III, 20, was a housemate of the victim. Detectives determined the men were involved in a physical altercation overnight. 

One thought on “Murder Charge Filed in Death of Leesburg Man

  • 2020-04-08 at 7:39 am

    NAACP rep Thomas will likely ask he be released to his loving family.

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