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U.S. Marshals seeking TN fugitive involved in murder, believed to be in ETX

David Jenkins. (Source: U.S. Department of Justice) David Jenkins. (Source: U.S. Department of Justice)
David Jenkins. (Source: U.S. Department of Justice) David Jenkins. (Source: U.S. Department of Justice)
(Source: U.S. Department of Justice) (Source: U.S. Department of Justice)

Released by the U.S. Marshals Service:

David Gordon Jenkins, 46, was indicted by the grand jury in Franklin County, Tenn., for his alleged participation in the beating death of Corey Matthews.  Three other defendants in the indictment have been arrested, but Jenkins is a fugitive regarding these charges from Tennessee.

The US Marshals request assistance from the public to locate this fugitive.  He was last seen in the East Texas area.  He has connections in the Texarkana and Newton, Texas, areas. The fugitive also has connections with both the Aryan Nation and the Aryan Brotherhood, which are white supremacist groups.

The fugitive is on the Tennessee 10 Most Wanted List of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations.  There is a reward being offered from TBI and the US Marshals for information leading to the arrest of the fugitive.  Anyone in East Texas with information on Jenkins is urged to contact your local US Marshals at 903-590-1370, Crimestoppers at 903-597-2833 or Deputy U.S. Marshal Jason Ladd at 423-421-0248.

 


Jenkins is described as a white or hispanic male, 5-feet 11-inches tall, around 200 lbs with brown hair and brown eyes. Authorities state that he has multiple scars on his body.

 

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