The Toll

Tracking Chattanooga's Homicides


Melvin Fennell

Date: 7/3/11

Gender: Male

Age: 25

Race: Black

Time: 10:21 p.m.

Suspect(s): Cordalro Strickland, 26

Status: Suspect convicted

What happened:

Melvin "Brando" Fennell, 25, is shot multiple times in the chest at his home at 818-B Arlington Ave. Cordalro Strickland, 26, is arrested on charges of first-degree murder, two counts of attempted first-degree murder, reckless endangerment and two counts of aggravated assault.

Read more:

Chattanooga: Triple shooting now a homicide
Obit: Melvin Fennell
Weekend shootings leave one dead; injure six in Chattanooga
Woman blames police attitude for overlooked shell casing in Fennell shooting
Chattanooga shooting suspect Cordalro Strickland arrested
Attorney wants murder case dismissed, cites omissions made by officer under TBI investigation
Probe affects Chattanooga detective's cases; plea deal gives shooter one-third the sentence

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