US Marshals capture teenager accused of killing watermelon vendor

By , Daily Memphian Updated: July 09, 2024 6:08 AM CT | Published: July 08, 2024 3:52 PM CT

A warrant was issued for the arrest of Demarion Tackett after he did not appear for a hearing to revoke his bond filed by prosecutors. 


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Julia Baker

Julia Baker

Julia Baker covers Memphis and Shelby County’s law enforcement agencies and is a member of The Daily Memphian’s public safety reporting team. A lifelong Memphian, Julia graduated from the University of Memphis in 2021. Other publications and organizations she has written for include Chalkbeat, Memphis Flyer, Memphis Parent magazine and Memphis magazine.

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