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For Immediate Release

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May 18, 2021 Seth Bruce, Deputy U.S. Marshal
Western District of Tennessee - Memphis (901) 573-8177;
U.S. Marshals Office of Public Affairs (703) 740-1699
U.S. Marshals Arrest Juvenile for First Degree Murder

Memphis, TN – U.S. Marshals have arrested a 17-year-old male for a Memphis homicide.

On April 15, 2021, Antonio Rhodes was found shot to death at an apartment near the 2800 block of Leafy Hollow in Memphis, Tennessee. An arrest warrant for First Degree Murder was issued for the arrest of a male juvenile for this crime. The U.S. Marshals Two Rivers Violent Fugitive Task Force adopted the case as a fugitive matter.

Earlier this evening, the juvenile was tracked to a residence at the 800 block of Mendenhall. Working with the Shelby County Fugitive Apprehension Team, the Task Force took the juvenile was taken into custody without incident.

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

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