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For Immediate Release

Seth Bruce, Deputy U.S. Marshal

Western District of Tennessee
Memphis, TN
(901) 573-8177

U.S. Marshals Office of Public Affairs (703) 740-1699

Vehicular Homicide Suspect Captured By Marshals Task Force

Memphis, TN – U.S. Marshal Tyreece Miller announces the capture of David Foster for Vehicular Homicide.

On October 3rd, 2020, a two-car accident that caused a fatality occurred at the intersection of Highway 64 and Brunswick. One day later, Betty Ferrell died from her injuries from this wreck.

On November 13, a warrant was issued for the arrest of David Foster for Vehicular Homicide, Reckless Driving and Driving Under the Influence. The fugitive case was adopted by the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force.

The fugitive was located by the Task Force and the Shelby County Fugitive Apprehension Team at a residence at the 2600 block of Misty Point Cove Cordova, Tennessee. When the fugitive refused to open his door, it was forced open. Foster was taken into custody without further incident.

The U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force is a multi-agency task force with divisions in Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana. The Western Tennessee Division of the Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force 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 https://www.usmarshals.gov.

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