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For Immediate Release

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August 08, 2014 Mike Baughman - Chief Deputy U.S. Marshal (412) 644-6747
U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force Nets 4, Including Munhall Homicide Suspect

WPAFTF LogoIn the early morning hours today the United States Marshals Service (USMS) Western Pennsylvania Fugitive Task Force (WPAFTF) went in search of fugitives and netted four subjects who were wanted for unrelated various violent offenses, including one for homicide.

Marquille Wright, age 19, was captured in the 2200 block of Chalfant Street, Wilkinsburg and was wanted in the killing of Trijuan Williams, 17, who was shot and killed inside a house on Martha Street in Munhall on April 21, 2014. A warrant for his arrest was issued on May 15, 2014. Other suspects in the killing were already in custody and included Corey Palmer, 19, Terron Brown, 19, Deondre Broadus, 19.

Also apprehended today were Melvin Bowles, Jacque Maynor and Brandyn Elston.

Bowles was wanted by Pittsburgh Bureau of Police for firearm offenses and was captured on Roberts Street in the Hill District.

Maynor was wanted for Allegheny County Probation Violations on firearm offense convictions and by the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police for Simple Assault. Maynor was captured in the 400 block of Eckstein Place in Oakland. Elston was wanted for violation of his supervised release associated with his earlier cocaine possession with intent to deliver conviction. Elston was taken into custody on the 7000 block of Tacoma Street in Homewood.

The Western Pennsylvania Fugitive Task Force is made up of the following: U.S. Marshals, Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole, Allegheny County Sheriff’s Office, Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, Westmoreland County Sheriff’s Office and U.S. Attorney’s Office.

Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov.

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