Four Lives, One Killing: A Timeline

Thursday, May 21, 2009; 10:20 AM

Key dates in the lives of Robert Wone, Joseph Price, Victor Zaborsky and Dylan Ward.

  • 1991: Joseph Price, a junior at the College of William & Mary, meets Robert Wone, a visiting high school student.
  • 1992-93: Price and Wone become close friends at the college.
  • 1998: Price is hired by the D.C. law firm of Arent Fox.
  • 2000: Wone is hired by the D.C. law firm of Covington & Burling; Price meets Victor Zaborsky, a marketing executive, and the two become domestic partners, buying a townhouse on Capitol Hill.
  • Early 2000s: Dylan Ward, a graduate student, is introduced to Price and Zaborsky by a mutual friend.
  • 2003: Wone marries Kathy Yu; Ward becomes a tenant of Price and Zaborsky in the townhouse on Capitol Hill.
  • 2005: Price and Zaborsky buy a townhouse at 1509 Swann St. NW; Ward moves there with them.
  • 2006: Wone leaves Covington & Burling to become general counsel of Radio Free Asia. While visiting the Swann Street townhouse, Wone is found stabbed to death on a fold-out bed in the guestroom.
  • 2007: Ward leaves Price and Zaborsky, moving to Florida to work as a massage therapist.
  • 2008: Price and Zaborsky sell the Swann Street home and move to a luxury apartment; Ward, Price and Zaborsky are charged with obstructing justice, conspiracy and tampering with evidence in the Wone case.

-- Compiled by Paul Duggan

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