We just released the following to the media regarding an update in reference to the homicide which occurred on December 3, 2017, in the 600 block of Lucerne Street NW.
The victim of the homicide has been identified as Corey Tyrone Brown, age 37 of Roanoke, Va. The suspect has as been identified as Byron Lamont Brandon, age 45 of Roanoke, Va. Roanoke Police detectives obtained a warrant charging Brandon with second degree murder. Brandon was arrested on December 4, 2017 in Greensboro, N.C. by the Greensboro Police Department's Violent Crime Apprehension Team. This investigation is on going.