The Metropolitan Police Department has announced an arrest has been made in the homicide of Nathaniel Brown. Mr. Brown was found on Friday, September 18, 2009, in the Unit block of <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /?>49th Street, NE suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was transported to an area hospital where he remained until he succumbed to his injuries on Wednesday, October 21, 2009.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /?>
On Tuesday, October 27, 2009, at approximately 9:40 am 24-year-old Anthony Kevin Edwards, of Southeast, DC was arrested by detectives assigned to the Department’s Homicide Branch. He had been held since October 6, 2009 and charged with Assault with Intent to Kill While Armed in connection with this case. He is now charged with First Degree Murder while Armed.