Suspect in Painesville murder held in Detroit

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DETROIT — The  suspect in the July 4 murder of James Brown of Painesville has been apprehended in Detroit.

The suspect, Walter Delon Tate, is being held on a warrant and will have an extradition hearing soon.  Detectives from Painesville are currently in Detroit waiting to interview him.

The U.S. Marshal Service located Tate in Detroit Tuesday.

An arrest warrant was  issued for Tate, 37, shortly after the murder.

Brown was shot while sitting in a car in the 900 block of Hine Avenue around 8:30 p.m. July 4.  He was taken to the hospital where he later died.

Police have not given a motive for the shooting.

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