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For Immediate Release

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October 13, 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. Marshal Task Force Arrests Two Murder Suspects In One Day

Memphis, TN – U.S. Marshal Tyreece Miller announces the arrest of Todario Clemmons for Murder and Jaydevin Benson for Second Degree Murder in two separate incidents.

On October 9, 2021, Gequais D. Brown was shot to death in Southaven, Mississippi. On October 11, a warrant for Murder was issued for Todario Clemmons by Southaven Municipal Court.

On October 12, the U.S. Marshals Two Rivers Violent Fugitive Task Force located Clemmons inside a residence at the 1400 block of Old Hickory Road in Memphis, Tennessee. He was taken into custody without incident.

Also on October 12, Jaydevin Benson was arrested by the Task Force. Benson had a warrant for his arrest out of Shelby County for Second Degree Murder. Benson surrendered at the Shelby County Detention Center to Task Force members.

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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