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ROANOKE, Va. – A Marine who deserted his post in North Carolina and wanted in the fatal shooting of his mother’s boyfriend was captured Wednesday in Virginia.
Michael Alexander Brown, 22, was safely taken into custody Wednesday morning in Franklin County, U.S. Marshals Service spokeswoman Nikki Credic-Barrett told The Associated Press.
Brown is charged with second-degree murder in the alleged killing of his mother’s boyfriend, Rodney Wilfred Brown, who was found dead on Nov. 9 in Hardy — located about 9 miles east of Roanoke.