Police clear original suspect in Central District double-murder, continue search for killer

Seattle Police clear Matalepuna Malu, but continue to search for Ali Muhammed Brown

SEATTLE -  Police have clear a 29-year-old previously arrested in connection with a double murder in the Central District in early June.

Matalepuna Malu had surrendered to police after the killings and was being held on a federal warrant, but was never charged.

Thursday police confirmed that Malu was no longer a suspect in the killing of 23-year-old Dwone Anderson-Young and 27-year-old Ahmed Said, 27 who were shot and killed near Anderson-Young’s home in the 500 block of 29th Avenue South early the morning of Sunday June 1.

Police continue to search for Ali Muhammed Brown who is described as a a 30-year-old black man, 5’9”, 190 pounds with brown eyes.  Brown is believed to be a transient who may have previously stayed around communities in South King County.

Ali Muhammed Brown