Collierville, TN – This morning, the U.S.
Marshals Mid-South Fugitive Task Force and Shelby County Sheriff's Street
Crimes Unit arrested Jamal Brown of Polk County, Florida. Brown was indicted
in Polk County on 2 counts of First Degree Murder, Attempted First Degree
Murder, Conspiracy Burglary of a Dwelling, Assault Armed Burglary of
Dwelling and Armed Robbery with a firearm. Brown has been profiled on the TV
show America's Most Wanted (AMW).
According to the AMW website, on October 4, 2009, Brown and four other men
forced themselves into a Poinciana, FL home. During the Home Invasion police
say that that Brown and the four men tourtured and fatally shot the two
adult victims. Another victim was shot twice, but survived. There was also a
three year old victim who was unharmed, but was present during the night of
All other suspects had been caught, except for Brown who remained a fugitive
until he was arrested in a Collierville apartment complex. Once in custody
Brown, gave a false name to Task Force members. Brown was transported to and
is being held at the Shelby County Jail. Brown will remain at the Shelby
County Jail until extradition back to Florida.
The U.S. Marshals Mid-South Fugitive Task Force is a multi-agency task force
based in Memphis and Jackson, TN. The Task Force membership is primarily
comprised of Deputy U.S. Marshals, Shelby County Sheriff’s Deputies, Madison
County Sheriff’s Deputies, Jackson Police Officers, West Memphis Police
Officers and Tennessee State Probation and Parole. The Primary mission of
the Task Force is to arrest violent offenders and sexual predators. For more
information about the U.S. Marshals Service, visit