NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Police arrested Ronald Lashawne Brown on Thursday in connection to a homicide that occurred last month in Newport News.

Brown was accused of killing 35-year-old Tahesha Saunders on August 3 on 33rd Street. Police responded around 8:42 a.m. that day, and Saunders was pronounced dead on the scene.

Ronald Brown

Brown faces charges of first-degree murder, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and use of firearm in commission of a felony in relation to the homicide. He was arrested in Hopewell, Va., and is being transported back to Newport News for booking.

No information regarding a trial date have been released.

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