BREAKING: Man wanted for two July Hagerstown murders captured

08 January 2024- On December 16, 2023, murder suspect Brian Christopher Francis (age 41) was apprehended by Agents of the FBI Charlotte Field Office, with the support and assistance of the Morrisville, NC Police Department.  Francis was apprehended without incident and was detained at the Wake County Detention Center. He was extradited back to Maryland on 12/27/23.  

Francis was wanted on numerous charges including 1st & 2nd degree murder and attempted murder of two individuals in a July shooting on Brinker Dr. His apprehension was a joint effort amongst the following partner agencies: FBI Baltimore, Frederick Resident Agency, the United States Marshals Service Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force, Hagerstown PD CIU and CSU, and Washington County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Task Force.