Memphis, TN – U.S. Marshal Tyreece Miller announces the arrest
of Frank Cooper for First Degree Murder and Cameran Leatherwood for
Voluntary Manslaughter in unrelated incidents.
Omyus Brown was
found shot to death April 5, near the intersection of Delano Ave. and
Steele St. in Frayser. The victim was 17-years-old. A warrant was issued
for the arrest of Cameran Leatherwood for this crime.
17, Lavonte Lawler was shot to death in Lawton, Oklahoma. A
warrant for First Degree Murder was issued for the arrest of Frank
Cooper for this crime. This case was adopted by the Marshals Office in
Earlier today, the U.S. Marshals Two Rivers
Violent Fugitive Task Force and the Shelby County Fugitive Apprehension
Team tracked Frank Cooper to a motel room in Lakeland, Tennessee. Cooper
was taken into custody without incident.
After completing that
arrest, the Task Force and the Apprehension Team went to an apartment at
the 2600 block of Garden Grove, Memphis Tennessee. Cameran Leatherwood
was located there and taken into custody without incident.
proud of the Task Force’s work to apprehend not just one but two
homicide suspects,” noted U.S. Marshal Tyreece Miller.
Marshals Two Rivers Violent Fugitive Task Force is a multi-agency task
force in the Western District of Tennessee with offices in Memphis and
Jackson. Its membership is composed of Deputy U.S. Marshals, Shelby
County Sheriff’s Deputies, Memphis Police Officers, Fayette County
Sheriff’s Deputies, Jackson Police Officers, and Special Agents with the
Tennessee Department of Correction. 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
First Federal Law Enforcement Agency