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Police: Suspect arrested in death of homeless, blind man beaten with extinguisher

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Posted at 10:28 AM, Dec 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-23 12:29:29-05

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Police say a homeless man was found beaten to death in the parking garage of a Nashville bus station on Monday.

The call came in around 5:45 a.m. at the bus station located on Charlotte Avenue.

When officers arrived at the scene, they say they found the victim, who had been beaten to death with a fire extinguisher. Investigators did not release the victim’s name but said the 49-year-old was homeless and blind.

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Brandon Brown is charged with criminal homicide.

A suspect has been arrested in connection with the man’s death. Police confirm 32-year-old Brandon Brown is charged with criminal homicide.

A motive behind the beating is not yet known.

Music City Central said in a statement that the victim was found on the fifth level of its parking garage, saying in part: “The Nashville Metropolitan Police Department is onsite, and WeGo is fully cooperating with the ongoing investigation. MNPD will provide additional details once they are confirmed.”

This story was originally published by Laken Bowles at WTVF.