Kmart murder suspect in custody - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Kmart murder suspect in custody

Artavius Brown is in custody, charged with second-degree murder. (Source: SCSO) Artavius Brown is in custody, charged with second-degree murder. (Source: SCSO)
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

The man accused of killing a man in a Kmart parking lot and taking a 1-year-old boy has been arrested.

Artavius Brown was booked around 9:45 a.m. Tuesday. Brown is the father of the 1-year-old he kidnapped.

Investigators said Brown and his son's mother got into an argument during a custody exchange. The woman's current boyfriend, Reginald Williams, was also part of the argument.

Williams was shot and killed in the Kmart parking lot on Austin Peay Highway on Sunday.

The same day, the 1-year-old was returned to a police precinct unharmed.

Brown is in custody, facing second-degree murder charges.

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