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Homeless man beaten to death at Metro bus station; man charged with criminal homicide

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Posted at 6:41 AM, Dec 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-24 14:38:23-05

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Police have arrested a suspect after a homeless man was found beaten to death in a Music City Central parking garage.

According to Metro police, officers initially responded to an assault call around 2 a.m. Monday after a man identified as Brandon Brown appeared to have suffered a laceration above his eye. He also had blood on his sweater.

Police said he didn't say how he got hurt.

A security guard later found the victim, David Warren, on the fifth floor of the garage. Police said he had been beaten to death with a fire extinguisher. Investigators said the 49-year-old was homeless and blind.

Police said officers arrested Brown after he was released from the hospital. They said he "implicated himself in the murder" during an interview.

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Brandon Brown is charged with criminal homicide.

Brown has been charged with criminal homicide in the case. The motive for the beating remain unclear.

Police said Brown was held on a $1.2 million bond.