Soldier charged with murder

December 8, 2008 9:00:00 PM PST
Detectives made an arrest Tuesday in the November 3 murder of 29-year-old Mondrow Brown. Joseph Michael Tancredi, 19, is charged with first-degree murder. He's in the Cumberland County Jail with no bond.

Tancredi is a soldier with the United States Army, assigned to D-Company, 2nd Battalion, 504 Parachute Infantry Regiment on Ft. Bragg.

Detectives say Brown was a homeless man who was found shot in the head just after midnight in a parking lot at 223 Eastern Boulevard.

Detectives have not given a motive for the alleged killing.