Pablo Melendez, 38, Arrested For The Murder Of Brian Brown, 40

Published on September 02, 2020, 2:46 pm
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On Saturday, August 29, 2020, at approximately 2315 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male, stabbed at the corner of E. 156 Street and Brook Avenue, within the confines of the 40fh Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival police observed a 40-year-old male with multiple stab wounds to his back, left arm and right thigh.

EMS responded and transported the male to NYC Health + Hospitals / Lincoln where he was pronounced deceased.

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation regarding the below described homicide, the following 38-year-old male individual was arrested on September 01, 2020, at approximately 0530 hours


Pablo Melendez
38-61 12th Street
Queens, NY 11101


  • murder;
  • manslaughter;
  • assault 2.

Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as indicated.



Brian Brown
756 St. Ann’s Avenue
Bronx, NY 10456

The investigation remains ongoing.

All charges are merely accusations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.


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