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For Immediate Release

August 02, 2017 Seth Bruce, Deputy U.S. Marshal (901) 573-8177;
USMS Office of Public Affairs (703) 740-1699
U.S. Marshals Task Force Arrests Hit-and-Run Murder Suspect
Memphis, TN - The U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force today arrested a man wanted for first degree murder in connection with a hit-and-run incident.

Cottrell Greene was wanted in connection with a November 16, 2016, incident in which Kenneth White was struck by a vehicle near 285 Elder, killing him.

The warrant for Green’s arrest was issued today, and the Marshals task force adopted the case. Greene was located near the 5100 block of Whitworth and taken into custody. At the time of this release he is at the Shelby County Jail.

The U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force is a multiagency 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, BATF, and the Tennessee Department of Corrections Special Agents. The primary mission of the Task Force is to arrest violent offenders and sexual predators.

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