The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) has charged an Ashburn man with Attempted 2nd Degree Murder.
This morning at approximately 6:30 am, deputies responded to the 21800 block of Parsells Ridge Court, Ashburn, for a report of an assault. The victim reported to the responding deputies that a male known to her smothered her with a pillow and believed he was trying to kill her. The victim was able to fight off the male and flee the residence.
Deputies located the male, Steven F. Dennen, 51 of Ashburn, on foot a few blocks away, and placed him under arrest without incident.
Dennen was charged with Attempted 2nd-Degree Murder and Assault and transported to the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center where he is being held on no bond.