Endicott Man Charged with Murder after Police Find Dead Man in Car off Route 17

On 7/24/2020, the Johnson City Police Department responded to a one car motor vehicle crash on State Route 17 at Exit 70N. Officers located a vehicle in the grassy area off of the shoulder of the roadway and found a deceased male in the vehicle. After a preliminary investigation, officers determined that the deceased male occupant appeared to have sustained injuries consistent with gunshot and stab wounds.

Responding officers also located a second male, Brandan M. Rose, age 25, of Endicott, hiding nearby in a brushy wooded area.

After an investigation, Johnson City Police Detectives arrested and charged Rose with the following:

Murder in the Second Degree, Class A Felony

Criminal Possession of a Firearm, Class B Felony

Rose is being held at the Johnson City Police Department pending arraignment.

The Johnson City Police were assisted by the New York State Police, the New York State Police Forensic Investigation Unit, the Broome County District Attorney’s Office, the Broome County Sheriff’s Office, and the Broome County Sheriff’s Academy Recruit