Thursday, April 18, 2013
A Prince William County Circuit Court jury found Ho Young Jun not guilty of murder and conspiracy to commit murder in the death of Kwang Sup Hur.
A Prince William County Circuit Court jury has ruled that a man accused of killing his uncle for a $1 million life insurance policy is not guilty of the crime. After a three day trial, the jury of five women and seven men found late Wednesday that Ho Young Jun, 28, was not guilty on the charges of murder and conspiracy to commit murder. Ho Young Jun's father, Jung Min Jun, pleaded guilty in November to the 2011 murder of Kwang Sup Hur, at Hur's residence in the River Run Senior Apartments in Dale City. Ho Young Jun's mother, Jung Ok Jun, pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice last year. Prosecutors accused Ho Young Jun of being an accomplice in order to benefit from the insurance policy on Hur's life—which Ho Young Jun owned. "It was …
Saturday, February 23, 2013
Man charged with first degree murder after the Wednesday night homicide, according to Prince William County Police.
Friday, February 15, 2013
Jung Min Jun, 59, of Fresh Meadows, N.Y. was sentenced in Prince William County Circuit Court to 45 years in prison with 25 years suspended.
A New York man was sentenced on Friday afternoon to serve 20 years for murdering his elderly relative for a $1 million life insurance payout. Jung Min Jun, 59, of Fresh Meadows, N.Y. pleaded guilty in November to mudering his brother-in-law, Kwang Sup Hur, of Dale City, in an attempt to collect on a $1 million insurance policy that would have been paid out to his son. Jun listened quietly as his translator explained the documents he was about to sign in Prince William County Circuit Court on Friday. Under the terms of his plea agreement, he was sentenced to a 45-year prison term, with 25 years suspended, followed by 10 years probation. The case shocked the residents of the River Run Senior Apartments in September 2011, when Hur's wife …
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
The victim was left in a Dale City roadway on Jan. 15.
Detectives in the Violent Crimes Bureau have identified the third suspect in the Jan. 15 Dale City homicide case in which a man's body was left in a Dale City roadway, Prince William County police spokesperson Jonathan Perok said. Douglas Hernandez is wanted for the charge of first degree murder. Police have already arrested and charged Juan Carlos Flores and Jose Miguel Diaz in the death. Diaz owned the van that was allegedly used to dump the victim. The body of Barbaro Lupe Alonso-Irahola, 47, of no fixed address, was found in a Dale City neighborhood. The victim sustained trauma to his face from a blunt object and a knife, according to police. "The accused, Hernandez, is believed to be the second man that was with Diaz when the victim …
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
U.S. Marshals apprehended Christopher Jonathon Tolliver and Douglas Jason Tolliver, both of Dumfries, in North Palm Beach, Fla.
The U.S. Marshals Service captured the two remaining suspects Wednesday in a Dumfries homicide as they were hiding out in Florida, authorities said. The U.S. Marshals' Florida Caribbean Fugitive Task Force, with the assistance of the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office and the U.S. Marshal's Capital Area Regional Task Force, found Christopher Jonathon Tolliver and Douglas Jason Tolliver Wednesday in North Palm Beach. Authorities said they arrested Christopher, 27, and Douglas, 29, without incident. The two Dumfries residents will remain in custody in Florida until they are extradited to Prince William County. The two were wanted on first-degree murder charges in connection with the shooting death last week of Tasheka Lason Leavell, 35, …
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
All jail time was suspended for Jung Ok Jun, whose husband and son are accused of murdering her brother-in-law for the insurance money.
A woman initially charged with the 2011 murder of a relative at the River Run senior apartments in Dale City will walk free after pleading guilty to obstruction of justice. Prince William County Circuit Court Judge William Hamblen on Monday sentenced Jung Ok Jun, of Fresh Meadows, NY, to 180 days, but all time is suspended. She will not serve any further jail time, but must complete a year's probation. Jung Ok Jun was initially charged with murder in the death of her brother-in-law, 75-year-old Kwang Sup Hur, but prosecutors amended the charge to the misdemeanor on Monday. Jung Ok Jun did not speak at the hearing, other than to say and spell her name. Her husband, Jung Min Jun, is scheduled to stand trial on Nov. 26 for allegedly …
Monday, October 1, 2012
Tyesha Green, of Manassas, will face a murder trial in 2013 for the murder of her three-month-old baby.
A Manassas woman will go on trial next spring for the 2010 death of her three-month-old baby boy. Tyesha Green's two-day jury trial is set for March 12 and 13, 2013. A grand jury indicted Green in August for one count of felony murder, two counts of child neglect, and one count of child cruelty. The Manassas resident was released on bond in August. Police arrested Green in March 2012, after a nearly two-year investigation into the death of the son. According to police reports, Green told police she was sleeping in the same bed with the baby on a night in May 2010, when she awoke to find the baby unresponsive. Police determined during their investigation that Green, who at the time resided on the 4500 block of Kingsley Road in Dale City…
Monday, March 5, 2012
A Manassas woman is accused of abuse and neglect that led to the death of her 3-month-old son in Dale City in 2010.
A Manassas woman was arrested Friday and charged with the murder of her 3-month-old son after police said she was responsible for neglect and abuse that led to the child's death in Dale City in 2010. After a nearly two-year-long investigation, police arrested Tyesha Monique Green, 22, of 7590 Quail Run Ln in Manassas. She is charged with murder and abuse and neglect of a child. The baby died on May 9, 2010 at a home in Dale City. Green told first responders that the baby had been sleeping in bed with her when she woke up in the middle of the night and found the baby unresponsive. The police investigation found that Green had been smoking marijuana and drinking before going to sleep with the child, the last in what police said was a series …
Sunday, March 4, 2012
The woman's lawyers say police used harsh interrogation tactics to get the confession.
Friday, February 3, 2012
Carlos Martinelly Montano was sentenced to 20 years in prison in the case that prompted calls for stricter immigration enforcement.
Carlos Martinelly Montano was sentenced to 20 years in prison Friday for the drunk-driving accident that killed a Prince William County nun and sparked controversy over immigration enforcement. Martinelly was convicted in October of felony murder and faced a sentence of up to 70 years in prison. The judge gave the lower 20-year sentence after acknowledging Martinelly's testimony of finding God in prison, WTOP reports. Martinelly had been arrested twice before for drunk driving and turned over to the Department of Homeland Security for deportation as an illegal immigrant, but DHS released him. Prince William County has sued DHS to make available documents related to Martinelly's release. “It is frustrating that we as a local government must…