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Couple found dead at Loudoun County home identified by police

According to deputies, there is no indication of any threat to the community.

LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va. — Deputies are investigating after two people were found dead at an Ashburn home Tuesday morning.

According to a release from the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office, the couple was found dead at home in the 20060 block of Old Line Terrace around 9:30 a.m. Deputies arrived after receiving reports of a man on fire seen leaping from a third-story window. 

Deputies say a man was found dead outside the home with burn injuries while a woman was found dead inside the residence. The cause of death for the man and woman has not been released. 

Days later, investigators identified the pair as John N. Ratib Sharmoukh, 45, and Mariam A. Farouk Kamal, 31.

Deputies say the deaths are being investigated as a suspected domestic-related murder-suicide. 

Officials report that three children lived inside the home but were at school at the time. No other injuries have been reported. 

According to deputies, there is no indication of any threat to the community.


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