Brother Charged with Murder in Fatal Hit and Run

A Sterling man has been charged in connection with the fatal hit and run of his sister yesterday morning.

Deputies were called to Rt. 28 near the Innovation Drive interchange at 7:30 July 21 where woman had been struck by a vehicle. The victim, Nancy Moreno, 54, of Sterling, was transported to a hospital, where she died.

Investigators determined that the driver was her older brother, Michel Moreno, 58. He fled the scene in a vehicle and was later apprehended in Maryland by Anne Arundel County police.

He was charged with first-degree murder and felony hit and run. H was held at an Anne Arundel County Adult Detention Center pending extradition to Virginia.

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