Detectives seek information regarding 2007 Homicide

(Edgewood, MD – August 24, 2009) - Sheriff’s Detectives continue their investigation of a homicide that occurred in 2007. On December 31, 2007, at approximately 12:20 a.m., deputies responded to the 1800 block of Grempler Way in Edgewood for a report of an armed subject. Upon arrival deputies contacted the homeowner who advised there was a subject inside of her residence with a gun. After entering the residence deputies discovered a deceased male, later identified as Tyree Eugene Brown, of Edgewood, suffering from at least one gunshot wound to the upper portion of his body. Detectives believe the victim’s car, a 2001 Silver Buick with Maryland registration, was taken from the scene by the murderer. The car was later recovered in the area of Hanson Road and Meadowood Drive, Edgewood, MD on January 2, 2008.

As a result of the initial investigation Lewis Cochran, 22, of the 600 block of Kirkcaldy Way in Abingdon, MD, was arrested and charged with 1st degree assault and 1stdegree murder. After further investigation, Mr. Cochran was released and the charges dismissed against him.

Detectives continue to search for any leads or information pertaining to this homicide. Anyone with information is asked to call the Harford County Sheriff’s Office at 410-838-6600 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7-LOCKUP (1-866-756-2587). To text a message to Metro Crime Stoppers, send to "CRIMES" (274637), then enter the message starting with "MCS," then add the information. Those contacting Metro Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and might be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000.

News Release

August 24, 2009


  • Sgt. David Betz
  • Monica A. Worrell

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