A man accused of driving a murder suspect to and from the home where a 57-year-old Ashburn woman was killed last month has been arrested.

Abdul Waheed, 54, of Leesburg, was charged on Friday with accessory before the fact and accessory after the fact in the first-degree murder in the December 30 death of Najat Chemlali Goode, 57, the office said. of the Loudoun County Sheriff.

The man accused of killing Goode, Furqan Syed, 40, from Leesburg, fled the country on January 3. Detectives obtained warrants for his arrest for first-degree murder, entering a residence with intent to commit murder, shooting the murder commission and three counts of using a firearm in the commission of a crime, the statement said.

Loudoun detectives coordinate with the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) and the US Marshals Service to apprehend Syed.

Deputies were first called to the home in the 23200 block of Connie Marie Terrace in the Ashburn area shortly before 8.30pm on December 30, where a family member found the unconscious victim inside. The victim was transported to StoneSprings Hospital where she died of her injuries.

The sheriff’s office said there was a connection between the suspects and the victim, but they did not specify what the connection was.