Marine Deserter Accused of Murder Captured After Manhunt

A Marine deserter accused of murder is in custody following a manhunt that lasted more than two weeks. Michael Brown was taken into custody in Virginia on Wednesday morning, according to the U.S. Marshals Service.

Police say Brown fatally shot 54-year-old Rodney Brown, his mother’s live-in boyfriend, on November 9. Brown, a combat engineer, had deserted Camp Lejeune in Jacksonville, North Carolina, last month.

Brown is charged with second-degree murder. Schools in Roanoke closed for a day and residents were warned to lock their doors and windows.

Source: Michael Alexander Brown arrested: Marine deserter accused of murder arrested in Virginia today – live updates – CBS News

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