Russell Marubbio

On June 14, 2023, police arrested 52-year-old sell Marubbio in Palatka, Florida, for a December 19, 1987 rape in Woodbridge, Virginia.

The victim was a 50-year-old store clerk who was working at a service station when she went to use the restroom. An unknown assailant followed her into the washroom, where he bound her, threatened her with a knife, and sexually assaulted her.

The investigation was reopened in 2021. The FGG investigation was led by the Prince William County Police Department in partnership with an unnamed private laboratory.

The name of the accused has not been released. At the time of the offence he was 17 years old and living in close proximity to the service station where the rape took place. The accused in currently being detained in Putnam County, Florida, where he is awaiting extradition to face charges of rape and abduction with intent to defile in the juvenile division of Prince William County Circuit Court.


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Kiser, Uriah. “Cold Case Solved: Florida Man Awaiting Extradition in 1987 Woodbridge Rape Case.” Potomac Local News, June 20, 2023. Accessed June 22, 2023.

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First Name Russell
Last Name Marubbio
Other Names
Victims 1 (Details)
IGG Started nd
Case Cleared 2023-06-14
IGG Org nd


Case ID Name Age Case Opened Location Investigating Org Most Serious Charge Disposition Court
1977 n/a Jane Doe 60 1987-12-19 Woodbridge, VA Prince William CO PD All sexual offenses, including rape, sexual assault, and child molestation Case is currently pending before the court Prince William CO CIR CT

Last updated: February 9, 2024

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Case data and narrative licensed under CC BY 4.0: Dowdeswell, Tracey (2023), “Forensic Genetic Genealogy Project v. 2022”, Mendeley Data, V1, doi: 10.17632/jcycgvhm96.1. All other content, including photos, have been added.