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Michael Brown indicted on first-degree murder, 6 other felonies

Grand jury handed down the indictments against Brown on Monday

Michael Brown appears in court for preliminary hearing

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Va. – On Monday, a grand jury took the next step before the ex-Marine accused of killing mother’s boyfriend in November goes to trial.

The Franklin County grand jury handed down seven indictments against Michael Brown:

  1. First-degree murder of Rodney Wilfred Brown
  2. Use of a firearm while committing murder
  3. Breaking and entering with intent to commit a misdemeanor, except assault and battery or tresspass, while armed with a deadly weapon
  4. Larceny of a firearm belonging to Rodney Brown
  5. Use of a firearm while committing burglary
  6. Stealing Rodney Brown’s credit card
  7. Breaking and entering with the intent to commit larceny, while armed with a deadly weapon

Brown had a preliminary hearing on June 24 after leading authorities on a multi-day manhunt after he reportedly killed Rodney Brown.


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