Midwest City police make arrest in connection with 2015 homicide

Alex Brown, 18, was arrested Wednesday afternoon in connection with the murder of Christopher Johnson in April 2015. Police believe Brown was an accessory to Johnson's death. (Provided photo)

Alex Brown, 18, was arrested Wednesday afternoon in connection with the murder of Christopher Johnson in April 2015. Police believe Brown was an accessory to Johnson’s death. (Provided photo)

Police have made an arrest in the April 2015 murder of a Midwest City teen.

On Wednesday afternoon, Midwest City police arrested 18-year-old Alex Essien Brown, of Spencer, on an accessory to first degree murder charge in connection with Christopher Johnson’s death on April 20, 2015.

Johnson, 18, was found dead lying in the street on Spencer Road at about 11 p.m. Police say the teen died of gunshot wound.  The Star Spencer High School student was walking home from Spencer at the time of the shooting. Police believe he may have encountered someone in ESA park.

Brown is being held without bail in the Oklahoma County Jail.

Police would not release any other information about the case at this time.

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