Man wanted for New Year's Day murder in Cleveland

Suspect is armed and dangerous, police say

CLEVELAND - Cleveland police need help tracking down a man accused in a New Year's Day murder.

Marcellus Smith and his brother, Montel Smith, broke into a house on Hilgert Avenue on Jan. 1 and killed Nathan Brown with a shotgun, police said. Montel Smith has already been arrested, but 22-year-old Marcellus remains on the loose.

Police said Marcellus Smith is about 6 foot 1 and weighs 175 pounds. He is considered armed and dangerous, and is wanted for aggravated murder.

Anyone with information on Marcellus Smith's whereabouts should call the Cleveland Division of Police Homicide Unit at 216-623-5464. Crime Stoppers accepts anonymous tips at 216-252-7463 or by texting "TIP657" to 274637.

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