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For Immediate Release

April 18, 2022 John Long, Senior Inspector
Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force 1-877-WANTED2;
U.S. Marshals Office of Public Affairs (703) 740-1699
U.S. Marshals Offer $2,000 Reward for Information Leading to
Capture of Hopewell Man Wanted on Murder, Other Charges

Demonte Kyrek JonesWashington – The U.S. Marshals Service Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force is seeking the public’s help and offering up to $2,000 for information that will lead to the arrest of a man wanted in connection with a shooting death at a Hopewell convenience store April 3.

Demonte Kyrek Jones, 25, is the suspect in the murder of Willie Studivant, who was shot and killed at a Wawa gas station on Colonial Corner Drive.

The Hopewell Police Department issued a warrant April 3 charging Jones with murder, use of a firearm in commission of a felony, discharging a firearm with city limits, and reckless handling of a firearm.
Jones is a black male. He has black hair and brown eyes. He stands 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs approximately 170 pounds. He should be considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information on Jones’ whereabouts should contact the U.S. Marshals Service Tip line at 1-877-WANTED2 or text a tip via the USMS Tips App.

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