Richmond murder suspect in custody

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Richmond Police have arrested a suspect in the Sept. 22 murder of Maurquan Brown.

Russell Lamont Johnson, 28, turned himself in at Richmond Police's Third Precinct Thursday afternoon.

He was taken into custody without incident. Johnson is charged with murder in the Sept. 22 fatal shooting of Brown in the 1300 block of Coalter Street.

Brown was found shot to death around 6:30 a.m. outside an apartment building.

Richmond Police thanks the media for publicizing Johnson as wanted and the area residents who contributed to Johnson peacefully turning himself in.

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