Document: Suspect Arrested in 76-Year-Old Man’s Death

A suspect was arrested for second-degree murder in connection with the death of 76-year-old Luther Brooks.

According to a press release, at approximately 2:10 p.m. on Sept. 28, Metropolitan Police Department officers responded to the 1300 block of Kalmia Road, NW, for the report of a possible assault. There, they found Brooks suffering from injuries consistent with assault. He was taken to a hospital, but succummed to his injuries on Oct. 8.

Two days later, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner determined the cause of death to be multiple blunt force trauma injuries. Brooks’ death was ruled a homicide.

Clifton Brown, 57, was arrested on Dec. 6.