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For Immediate Release

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December 09, 2019

Seth Bruce, Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal

Western District of Tennessee - Memphis (901) 573-8177;

U.S. Marshals Office of Public Affairs (703) 740-1699
Murder Suspect Arrested by U.S. Marshals Task Force

Memphis, TN – The U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Fugitive Task Force arrested a fugitive wanted for First Degree Murder and several other violent crimes.

On 10/26/2019 Shelby County issued warrants for the arrest of Lundarius Brown: First Degree Murder, Criminal Attempt First Degree Murder, Criminal Attempt Especially Aggravated Robbery, Criminal Attempt Robbery, and Employment of a Firearm with the intent to commit a felony. The fugitive case was adopted by the U.S. Marshals Task Force.

Earlier today the fugitive was tracked to 1500 block of S. Highland Street in Memphis, TN. To gain access to the fugitive the door to the residence had to be forced open. The fugitive was then taken into custody without further incident.

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, Fayette 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.

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

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