Police working homicide investigation in Hampton; one man pronounced dead

Posted at 8:24 AM, Mar 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-04 21:56:27-05

HAMPTON, Va. - Hampton Police are investigating a homicide that happened Wednesday morning.

Around 6:22 a.m., dispatchers received a call of a person dead in the 200 block of Manchester Drive. Officers arrived on scene to find a man who had been shot.

23-year-old Edward Brown Jr. of Newport News was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.

The motive and circumstances surrounding Brown's death are still under investigation, and there is no suspect information at this time.

Officials are still investigating.

Police ask if anyone has any information regarding the suspect in connection with this homicide, to please contact the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887). Tips may also be submitted anonymously online at

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