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Homicide investigation underway after brother of Cleveland Browns football player found dead inside home; evidence of fire found

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HP 400 Lake Tower Drive death investigation (April 5)
HP 400 Lake Tower Drive death investigation (April 5)
Posted at 3:53 PM, Apr 05, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-06 22:41:16-04

HAMPTON, Va. - A death investigation is underway after a man was found dead inside a home in the 400 block of Lake Tower Drive in Hampton Tuesday morning.

Dispatchers got a call about a person who had died in the area just before 10 a.m.

HP 400 Lake Tower Drive death investigation (April 5)

When police arrived on scene, officers with the Hampton Police Division and members of the Hampton Division of Fire and Rescue found the man dead, as well as evidence of a fire inside the home.

Investigators have upgraded this incident to a homicide investigation.

The man has been identified as 23-year-old Joshua Emmanuel Owusu-Koramaoh. The College of William & Mary confirmed that Owusu-Koramaoh is a former Tribe football player and the brother of Jeremiah Owusu-Koramaoh, a linebacker with the NFL's Cleveland Browns.

The manner and cause of the his death are still under investigation.

There is no further information.

If you know anything about this incident, you're asked to call the Hampton Police Division at 757-727-6111 or the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887). Tips may also be submitted anonymously online at P3Tips.com.

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