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For Immediate Release

February 07, 2019

Charles Sanso, Acting Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal

Southern District of Ohio (937) 225-2917;

U.S. Marshals Office of Public Affairs (703) 740-1699
SOFAST Task Force Arrests Murder Suspect in Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH - U.S. Marshal Pete Tobin is pleased to announce that during the afternoon hours of February 6, 2019, the U.S. Marshals Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) arrested fugitive Edwin R. Murry Jr. on an outstanding warrant from the Cleveland Police Department for Murder.

Murry allegedly assaulted a male victim in Cleveland, OH on September 4, 2017, with a firearm.

Cleveland Police Department investigators filed an arrest warrant for Murry. The U.S. Marshals in Cleveland, Ohio developed information Murry was in the Cincinnati, Ohio area and contacted the U.S. Marshals (SOFAST) in Cincinnati. The U.S. Marshals SOFAST quickly located Murry in a residence near the 5000 block of Newfield Ave.

Murry is currently in custody at the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office and will soon be extradited back to Cleveland.

Cincinnati’s SOFAST is a fugitive focused, U.S. Marshals Service-led task force consisting of local, state, and federal authorities including the Adult Parole Authority, Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office, Butler County Probation Office, Cincinnati Police Department, Colerain Township Police Department,
Department of Homeland Security/ Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Golf Manor Police Department, Harrison Police Department, Social Security Administration Office of the Inspector General, and Warren County Prosecutor’s Office.

U.S. Marshals are the nation’s primary fugitive hunting organization and capture more federal fugitives each year than all other law enforcement agencies combined.

Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at


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