FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - A Lauderhill man wanted on a murder charge was arrested Wednesday morning in Fort Lauderdale.
Markell Brown, 22, was stopped along Las Olas Boulevard shortly before 11 a.m. and taken into custody.
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Martin County sheriff's detectives worked with Lauderhill police and U.S. marshals to apprehend Brown, who was identified as the gunman in a Jan. 20 home-invasion robbery on Jupiter Island.
Detectives said Brown and an accomplice entered the home and held a couple at gunpoint while they ransacked the place.
Investigators said Brown was released from prison last summer and has a violent criminal history. He was wanted in Broward County on a charge of first-degree murder.
Brown was expected to be transferred to Martin County to face home invasion and robbery charges. Detectives are still trying to find Brown's accomplice.
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