Michael Brown’s preliminary hearing set for March 19, 2020

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Authorities say Michael Brown was spotted at a Franklin County convenience store on the day of the murder. (Photo: Courtesy Franklin County Sheriff's Office)

Authorities say Michael Brown was spotted at a Franklin County convenience store on the day of the murder. (Photo: Courtesy Franklin County Sheriff’s Office)

ROCKY MOUNT, Va. (WFXR) — The preliminary hearing for accused Franklin County murder suspect Michael Brown is scheduled for March 19, 2020.

Michael Alexander Brown is accused of murdering Rodney Brown, who was shot to death in Franklin County Nov. 9. Rodney Brown was the boyfriend of Michael Brown’s mother. He was also accused of deserting his post in the Marines.

A federal charge of unlawful flight to avoid prosecution against accused murderer and military deserter Michael Alexander Brown has been dismissed, according to a filing with the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia.

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