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For Immediate Release

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November 29, 2016 Seth Bruce, Deputy U.S. Marshal
Memphis, TN (901) 573-8177
Murder Suspect Arrested by U.S. Marshals Task Force
Memphis, TN - A murder suspect was brought to justice this morning by the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force.

On July 4, 2015 Quincy Jett was shot multiple times while sitting in a vehicle on the 1500 block of Stribling Road. On October 31, 2016 a First Degree Murder warrant was issued for the arrest of Markavias Gray. At the request of the Memphis Police Department Homicide Unit this case was adopted by the Marshals Task Force.

The fugitive was tracked to the 1500 block of Southern. After Gray refused to come to the door, investigators with the task force made entry into the house. Once confronted in the house Gray surrendered without further incident. At the time of this release Gray is in custody at the Shelby County Detention Center.

The U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force is a multi-agency task force with divisions in Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana. The Western Tennessee Division of the GCRFTF has offices in Memphis and Jackson, and its membership is primarily composed of Deputy U.S. Marshals, Shelby County Sheriff’s Deputies, Memphis Police Officers, Madison County Sheriff’s Deputies, Jackson Police Officers, and the Tennessee Department of Corrections Special Agents. The primary mission of the Task Force is to arrest violent offenders and sexual predators.

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

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