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Brother of Browns linebacker Jeremiah Owusu-Koramaoh killed in Virginia

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Posted at 10:42 PM, Apr 06, 2022

HAMPTON, Va. — A death investigation is underway after a man was found dead inside a home in the 400 block of Lake Tower Drivein Hampton Tuesday morning. Authorities say he is the brother of Browns linebacker Jeremiah Owusu-Koramaoh.

Jeremiah returned from Ghana following his brother's death, the Associated Press reported.

Dispatchers got a call about a person who had died in the area just before 10 a.m.

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When police arrived on scene, officers with the Hampton Police Division and members of the Hampton Division of Fire and Rescue found the man dead, as well as evidence of a fire inside the home.

Investigators have upgraded this incident to a homicide investigation.

The man has been identified as 23-year-old Joshua Emmanuel Owusu-Koramaoh. The College of William & Mary confirmed that Owusu-Koramaoh is a former football player and the brother of Jeremiah Owusu-Koramaoh, a linebacker with the NFL's Cleveland Browns.

The manner and cause of his death are still under investigation.

There is no further information.

If you know anything about this incident, you're asked to call the Hampton Police Division at 757-727-6111 or the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887). Tips may also be submitted anonymously online at

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