Virginia teen charged with murder of 2 female counselors

WOODBRIDGE, Va. (AP) — Prince William County Police have charged a 19-year-old Woodbridge man in the deaths of two female counselors for a local nonprofit program that supervises young adults at a local housing complex.

Authorities say 37-year-old Erica Janelle Hickson was reported missing early Friday and later found dead inside the apartment of Ronald Francis Dorsey Jr.

Authorities say that during their investigation, detectives also linked Dorsey to the death of 36-year-old Lizeth Yardira Lopez.

Lopez, another counselor the nonprofit, was reported missing April 19. Her body was found 10 days later near a drainage ditch in the area of Cotton Mill Dr. and Griffith Ave. in Woodbridge.

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Dorsey has been charged with two counts of murder and is being held without bond. He has a court appearance scheduled for Oct. 3.

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