published Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

Cordalro Stricklane indicted on murder charge in Chattanooga

The Hamilton County grand jury indicted a 24-year-old man on charges of first-degree murder, two counts of attempted first-degree murder, two counts of aggravated assault and one count of reckless endangerment.

Cordalro Stricklane is accused of shooting Melvin “Brando” Fennell, a 26-year-old father of five, up to three times on July 3, police said.

Stricklane was arrested July 21.

Fennell bled to death from the multiple wounds in his leg and thigh.

Calvin Garner, 24, and Mariah Stoudemire, 21, also were shot in the incident.

Stricklane’s next court date is scheduled for Oct. 7 before Criminal Court Judge Don Poole.

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Todd South covers courts, poverty, technology, military and veterans for the Times Free Press. He has worked at the paper since 2008 and previously covered crime and safety in Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia. Todd’s hometown is Dodge City, Kan. He served five years in the U.S. Marine Corps and deployed to Iraq before returning to school for his journalism degree from the University of Georgia. Todd previously worked at the Anniston (Ala.) Star. Contact ...

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September 29, 2011 at 12:02 a.m.
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