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U.S. Marshals Arrest 2019 First Degree Murder Suspect in Memphis

For immediate release

Memphis, TN – On May 1, 2024, U.S. Marshals successfully apprehended Breanna Williams for First Degree Murder, Abuse of a Corpse, Especially Aggravated Robbery, Aggravated Robbery, and Conspiracy to Commit Aggravated Robbery for a 2019 homicide.

Williams is accused of being involved in a robbery and shooting that resulted in the death of Baba Said on July 3, 2019, at a residence in the 1400 block of Amarillo Street in Memphis, Tennessee. A warrant for Williams' arrest in connection to this crime was issued on April 24, 2024. The U.S. Two Rivers Violent Fugitive Task Force (TRVFTF) in Memphis took on the case as a fugitive investigation.

Yesterday morning, investigators from the U.S. Marshals TRVFTF received information regarding Williams' whereabouts. Working in collaboration with the Memphis Police Department and Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Apprehension Teams, Williams was located at a business in the 7200 block of Appling Farms Parkway in Memphis and taken into custody without incident.

The U.S. Marshals Two Rivers Violent Fugitive Task Force is a multi-agency task force within Western Tennessee. The TRVFTF has offices in Memphis and Jackson, and its membership is composed of Deputy U.S. Marshals, Shelby, Fayette, and Tipton County Sheriff’s Deputies, Memphis and Jackson Police Officers, Tennessee Department of Correction Special Agents, and the Tennessee Highway Patrol. Since 2021, the TRVFTF has captured over 2,600 violent fugitives and sexual predators.

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