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Police make arrests in connection with year-old homicide of Brenden Phillips

Posted: 8:54 PM, Apr 19, 2019
Updated: 2019-04-19 21:15:39-04
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CINCINNATI — Police announced Friday evening they've arrested two people in connection with the year-old homicide of Brenden Phillips.

In a press release, Cincinnati Police Department said they have arrested 21-year-old Courtney Walters and 31-year-old Styles Hummons and charged them both with murdering Phillips.

On February 16, 2018 at approximately 1:12 a.m., officers found 29-year-old Brendan Phillips' body in an alley behind 4451 Colerain Ave. near Ammon Avenue.

According to court documents, Walters "did participate in the homicide of Brenden Phillips where a firearm was used." Court documents for Hummons state that he is being charged with pulling the trigger, although both are being charged with murder.