Update: Victim in Homicide Investigation Identified as Winchester Man

The victim in the July 8 homicide has been identified as a 24-year-old Winchester man. 

The victim, Jose I. Escobar Menendez, was located deceased in the roadway along Emerald Point Terrace near Winding Road in the Sterling area around 3:30 a.m. on July 8. 

This remains an active investigation. There is no indication there is a threat to the community.  

Anyone with any information is asked to call Detective M. Grimsley at 703-777-1021. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are asked to call Loudoun Crime Solvers at 703-777-1919 or submit a tip through the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office app. The Loudoun Sheriff app is available on the iTunes App Store and Google Play.  

ORIGINAL RELEASE

Loudoun County, VA (July 8, 2020) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an apparent homicide in the Sterling area.

The victim was located in the roadway along Emerald Point Terrace near Winding Road around 3:30 a.m. on July 8. The victim, an adult male, has not been identified at this time.

The LCSO continues to canvass the area and residents can expect a continued law enforcement presence in the community. Anyone with any information is asked to call Detective M. Grimsley at 703-777-1021. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are asked to call Loudoun Crime Solvers at 703-777-1919

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