Second-Degree Murder Suspect Captured in Memphis by U.S. Marshals and Shelby County Sheriff’s Deputies
For Immediate Release
Memphis, TN – This morning, Diego Glay, 24, was captured by the U.S. Marshals Two Rivers Violent Fugitive Task Force (TRVFTF) in Memphis and the Shelby County Sheriff’s Fugitive Apprehension Team. Glay, of Memphis, was wanted on an arrest warrant charging him with Second-Degree Murder for the shooting death of a female last year.
On September 7, 2022, Memphis police responded to a shooting in the 4700 block of Hornlake Road. A female victim was found with gunshot wounds and transported to Regional One Hospital where she died due to her injuries. Memphis police detectives determined the shooting happened at 850 West Raines Road in front of the Royal King Grocery. MPD’s investigation developed Diego Glay as a suspect.
The U.S. Marshals adopted the case. Around 9:30 on April 5, 2023, members of the U.S. Marshals Task Force and Shelby County Sheriff developed information that Glay was in the Vale Apartment Complex in Cordova. Deputies surrounded the apartment and announced their presence at the door. Moments later, the team made entry inside the apartment. A K-9 on the U.S. Marshals Task Force found Glay hiding in the closet of a second-floor bedroom. He was taken into custody without further incident.
The U.S. Marshals Two Rivers Violent Fugitive Task Force is a multi-agency task force within Western Tennessee. The 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. 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 https://www.usmarshals.gov.
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