Fort Smith Double Homicide Suspect Captured in Memphis After Nationwide Manhunt

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FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) – A man who sparked a nationwide manhunt in connection to a Double Homicide investigation has been captured in Memphis, Tennessee, according to the Fort Smith Police Department. 

Police began the search for 29-year-old Marcus Collins on July 26, when there was a report of a shooting at a local apartment complex. 

When officers arrived they found 26-year-old Brionna Belcher and 43-year-old Jonathan Harris with multiple gunshot wounds and they were pronounced dead at the scene. 

On September 10, members of the U.S. Marshall’s Service as well as members of the Memphis Police Department located and arrested Collins.

Collins is currently being held at the Shelby County Detention Center awaiting extradition. 

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