Suspect in gas station homicide arrested
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Grand Rapids police announced Thursday afternoon they arrested a man in connection to the city’s second homicide of 2019.
Tahari Lamont-Greg Brags faces charges of open murder and carrying a dangerous weapon. He’s accused of killing 34-year-old Frederick Lardale Jewell.
Police say Brags was involved in a fight on Feb. 8 that left Jewell unresponsive in the BP gas station on the corner of Hall Street and Division Avenue. Jewell was pronounced dead at the hospital Feb. 9.
A Kent County Forensic Pathologist ruled the case a homicide on Monday.
Brags is expected to be arraigned Thursday afternoon.
We’re working to learn more about the investigation.