Son who sought ‘human sacrifice’ to enter plea in Loudoun Co. murder

LEESBURG, Va. — A 21-year-old Loudoun County man who told a high school friend he “needed a human sacrifice” two days before he allegedly shot his father and set their home on fire in 2017 will enter a plea to avoid trial, WTOP has learned.

Michael Bowles was indicted on seven counts, including first-degree murder. He’s accused of fatally shooting his father, Mario, in their Lucketts home and setting it on fire to conceal the crime on July 25, 2017.

Court records indicate Bowles will enter the plea Feb. 25, ahead of the previously scheduled 10-day trial in May.

Loudoun County Commonwealth’s…

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