Jackson, TN – U.S. Marshal Tyreece Miller announces the arrest
of Tyler McMillion on murder charges related to the homicide of a
On February 28, the Madison County Grand Jury
returned indictments on Tyler McMillion on charges of First Degree
Murder, Aggravated Child Neglect, Reckless Homicide, Leaving Child
Unattended in Motor Vehicle (two counts), and Child Neglect. These
charges and subsequent arrest originated from an August 21, 2021,
incident where McMillion allegedly left his two children, ages four and
two, unattended in a vehicle in Jackson, Tenn., which resulted in the
death of the 4-year-old child. This incident was investigated by the
Jackson Police Department.
The fugitive case was adopted by the
U.S. Marshals Two Rivers Violent Fugitive Task Force in Jackson. On the
same day the indictments were returned, Deputy Marshals and Task Force
Officers went to a residence in the 6000 block of Graball Drive in
Milan, Tenn., and took McMillion into custody without incident. He was
transported to the Madison County Jail.
The U.S. Marshals Two
Rivers Violent Fugitive Task Force is a multi-agency Task Force in the
Western District of Tennessee. The TRVFTF 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,
Fayette County Sheriff’s Deputies, Jackson Police Officers, and the
Tennessee Department of Correction Special Agents from the Apprehension
and Enforcement Unit. 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