SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A Georgia murder suspect has been arrested in Springfield.
The U.S. Marshals arrested Markeivous Smith on January 18, 2019.
Smith was charged in Fulton County, Georgia with murder and armed robbery and a warrant was issued for his arrest on January 15, 2019.
The charges stemmed from a December 3rd robbery and shooting in Atlanta, which left Darryl Dennis, 22, dead. Smith was charged in the crime along with co-defendants, Dedric Garrett and Marcius Reed.
During the investigation U.S. Marshals tracked Smith to Springfield, where investigators with the Marshals Service-Midwest Violent Fugitive Task Force joined in the search, along with multiple units from the Springfield Police Department. On January 18th, U.S. Marshals Service and Springfield Police investigators located Smith at a business on East Kearney Street, where he was arrested without incident. On January 23rd, investigators with the U.S. Marshals Service-Great Lakes Task Force tracked Smith’s co-defendant, Marcius Reed, to an address in Belleville, Illinois, where he was also arrested. Dedric Garrett was arrested in Atlanta earlier in the investigation.
(Edited Press Release)