Category: Kyle Hulbert

Life Sentence in Leesburg Scientist’s Death

Kyle Hulbert, a young man obsessed by vampires and witchcraft who used his 27-inch sword to kill his friend’s father, a respected Loudoun County scientist, was sentenced today to life in prison. Hulbert, 20, attacked Robert Schwartz, 57, at his secluded Leesburg farm house on Dec. 8, 2001, at the behest of Schwartz’s daughter, Clara Jane, Loudoun prosecutors said. Clara Schwartz had told Hulbert that her father hit her, pulled her hair and poisoned her food, and Hulbert told police he was haunted by images of his friend’s suffering. Yesterday in Loudoun County Circuit Court, Hulbert apologized to the Schwartz