Woman Accused of Fatally Stabbing her Brother

Mykelti Brown (Courtesy: San Juan County Sheriff's Office)

Deputies were quickly able to identify Mykelti Brown as the suspect and placed her in handcuffs.  Medics were called and Levi Loma was transported to San Juan Regional Medical Center where he later succumbed to his injuries.  While rendering aid, Brown escaped and fled on foot.  She was later located a short distance away and taken into custody for questioning. 

From the San Juan County Sheriff's Office:

Saturday, October 24, 2020

Mykelti Brown, 22 has been arrested in connection with the death of her brother, 31-year-old Levi Loma.  San Juan County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched in the early morning hours of October 24 to a residence on CR 33191 at 1:49am in reference to a stabbing.

 Deputies arrived on scene to find Loma being tended to for an apparent stab wound.  Brown was being restrained by another family member.  Deputies were quickly able to identify Mykelti Brown as the suspect and placed her in handcuffs.  Medics were called and Loma was transported to San Juan Regional Medical Center where he later succumbed to his injuries.  While rendering aid, Brown escaped and fled on foot.  She was later located a short distance away and taken into custody for questioning.  Brown was booked into the San Juan County Detention Center on previous warrants of Battery on a Peace Officer and Resisting Arrest.  She is currently being charged for murder in the 1st degree (open charge).

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