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Brother of NFL player found dead inside Hampton home; police investigating it as a homicide

The victim was identified as Joshua Emmanuel Owusu-Koramoah. He is the brother of Cleveland Browns linebacker Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah.

HAMPTON, Va. — Editor's note: The previous story had information the Hampton Police Division said was erroneously released. The story has since been updated.

UPDATE: Fire and police officials in Hampton are trying to figure out what happened to a man who was found dead Tuesday morning.

The Hampton Police Division (HPD) tweeted about the case, saying it started around 10 a.m. when officers were called to the 400 block of Lake Tower Drive. That's a residential area near Calvary Community Church and Interstate 64.

When police officers and fire officials went into the home, they found a man dead inside. HPD also said there was evidence of a fire in the home.

On Wednesday, the victim was identified as Joshua Emmanuel Owusu-Koramoah, a 23-year-old man.

WKYC, 13News Now's sister station in Cleveland, said he is the brother of Cleveland Browns player Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah. Joshua himself played some college football and was on the College of William & Mary's roster from 2016 to 2018. According to William & Mary, he was a graduate of Bethel High School in Hampton.

HPD said it was investigating Owusu-Koramoah's death as a homicide.

If you know anything that could help investigators, call HPD at 757-727-6111 or leave a tip with the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. You can also submit a tip online at P3Tips.com.

Tipsters are allowed to remain anonymous.

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