What we know so far as the search for a Marine charged with murder continues in Roanoke

Here’s a breakdown of the timeline of events with the latest developments

ROANOKE, Va. – A days-long manhunt continues for a Marine wanted for the alleged murder of his mother’s boyfriend.

The search for 22-year-old Michael Brown has spanned from Franklin County to South Carolina to Roanoke, where search efforts are currently focused.

Local and federal agencies are assisting in the search.

What led to this manhunt?

Authorities believe Michael Brown murdered his mother’s boyfriend, Rodney Brown, who was found in the couple’s Franklin County home around noon Saturday.

Michael Brown is wanted on two charges: second-degree murder and using a firearm in the commission of a felony.

Brown now also faces a federal charge of unlawful flight to avoid prosecution.

As the search continues, the U.S. Marshals are offering a $10,000 reward for information. If you have any information please call 911 or the USMS tips line at 1-877-926-8332.


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