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For Immediate Release

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August 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
Juvenile Murder Suspect Arrested by U.S. Marshals Task Force

Memphis, TN – U.S. Marshal Tyreece Miller announces the arrest of a 15-year-old male juvenile for Second Degree Murder.

On August 14, 2021, a 17-year-old male was shot to death near the 400 block of E. Olive in Memphis, Tennessee. On August 17, a warrant for Second Degree Murder was issued for the arrest of a 15-year-old male for this crime. The fugitive case was adopted by the U.S. Marshals Two Rivers Violent Fugitive Task Force.

Earlier today, the Task Force and the Shelby County Fugitive Apprehension Team went to a Memphis area high school and located the fugitive. He 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.

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

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