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For Immediate Release

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March 17, 2022 Western District of Tennessee - Memphis (901) 544-3304;
U.S. Marshals Office of Public Affairs (703) 740-1699
Murder Suspect and Child Rape Fugitive Apprehended by U.S. Marshals in Memphis

Memphis, TN – U.S. Marshal Tyreece Miller announces the capture of two separate fugitive cases out of Memphis. Maceo Boyd and Cassell Hunt were both arrested today by the Two Rivers Violent Fugitive Task Force (TRVFTF) in Memphis.

Maceo Boyd was arrested this morning in connection with Paul Turner for First Degree Murder. Turner was arrested yesterday by the TRVFTF in Memphis. Both were wanted for the December 4, 2020, shooting death of Montavis Jones in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

On February 1, 2022, an arrest warrant out of Shelby County was issued for Cassell Hunt for Rape of a Child. The warrant was adopted by the TRVFTF a day later, and he was arrested this afternoon by TRVFTF deputies in Memphis.

U.S. Marshal Tyreece Miller stated, “Everyday deputies with the U.S. Marshals Service, working in conjunction with our state and local partners, are working tirelessly to ensure the worst offenders are brought to justice.”

The U.S. Marshals Two Rivers Violent Fugitive Task Force is a multi-agency task force within Western Tennessee. The Western Tennessee Division of 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 Corrections Special Agents. 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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