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Arrest Made in City Homicide

July 1, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE UPDATE

Arrest Made in June 27th
Homicide at Apartment Complex

Martinsville, Va – An arrest has been made in the Charles Brandon Coleman homicide which occurred on June 27th at the Maplewood Apartments located at
1446 West Fayette Street in Martinsville. Andre Douglas King, 51 of Martinsville
was arrested for First Degree Murder, Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a
Felony, Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, and Probation Violation.
King was taken into custody without incident by the Martinsville Police
Department and members of the US Marshals Office Fugitive Task Force on
Dexter Street in Martinsville. King is being held at the Martinsville City Jail
without bond.

Although an arrest has been made, police investigators continue to interview
additional witnesses and collect evidence so the case is still under investigation. If
anyone has any further information regarding this crime, they are encouraged to
call Sgt. Vaughan at 276-403-5247 or Crime Stoppers at 276-63-CRIME (276-632-
7463). Information that leads to the arrest and conviction of suspect(s) in this case
are eligible for up to $2,500.00 in reward money.

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