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For Immediate Release

March 08, 2017 Seth Bruce, Deputy U.S. Marshal
Western District if Tennessee (901) 573-8177
Murder Suspect Arrested in Memphis, TN
Memphis, TN - A months long search for a first degree murder suspect has ended today with the arrest of Rodricus Mason.

On July 1 2016 Roan Gardner Jr was shot and killed outside of 2757 Kimball. On August 1 2016 a warrant was issued for the arrest of Rodricus Mason for this crime.

This afternoon investigators with the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force and the Memphis Police Project Safe Neighborhoods Task Force were able to develop information that the fugitive was in an apartment located at the intersection of Pendleton and Lamar. The fugitive was located there and taken into custody without incident.

At the time of this release the fugitive is at the Shelby County Jail.

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