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U.S. Marshals Capture Murder Fugitive

For immediate release

Jackson, TN – Today, U.S. Marshals captured Monty Jones, 49, who was wanted for Second Degree Murder in connection to a 2023 overdose death in Humboldt, Tennessee.

On November 9, 2023, a woman was found dead at a residence in the 1200 block of N. 28th Street in Humboldt. An investigation by detectives with the Humboldt Police Department determined that the woman had died from an overdose of a controlled substance provided by Monty Jones.

On April 1, 2024, a grand jury returned an indictment charging Jones with Second Degree Murder. Humboldt police requested the U.S. Marshals Two Rivers Violent Fugitive Task Force (TRVFTF) in Jackson to find and apprehend Jones. The task force apprehended Jones around noon today at a residence in the 400 block of W. Grand Street in Jackson. He was transported from the scene and turned him over to Humboldt police.

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 2600 violent fugitives and sexual predators.

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