A homicide occurred last night shortly after 9 pm at 1189 E. Church Street, Marion, Ohio. Marion City Police stated the name of the victim is Allan Brown, age 61.
Neighbors in the area told TV-22 that police were canvassing the neighborhood asking them if they heard or saw anything. Some of the questions asked pertained to someone lurking in the area at the time of the murder. Also police dogs were in the area searching a one block area for evidence. Neighbors who knew Mr. Brown, stated that he was a very nice man and was often seen walking his dog. Some of the neighbors expressed concern that their neighborhood is not used to this type of thing happening there.
No motive for the murder or possible leads are being released by the police at this time. TV-22 reporters will continue their coverage of this Marion murder as details further develope.