Murder charges against the step-daughter of former Powhatan Mayor Marvin Brown have been dropped.

According to Assistant Belmont County Prosecutor Kevin Flanagan, Meredith Broome has now been indicted for obstruction and tampering charges in the case, from nearly five years ago.

Broome will be in court today to be arraigned on her new charges.

A Belmont County Grand Jury will continue their investigation into the case.