Mississippi Man Arrested In Cleveland-Omni Tajor Turner Wanted For Murder

Cleveland, Ohio – Members of the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested Omni Tajor Turner on Cleveland’s east side. Turner was wanted out of Waynesboro, Mississippi for murder and aggravated assault. Turner also had warrants out of the Lorain County Sherriff’s Office for assault.

Turner and another male allegedly killed a 34 year old man in Waynesboro on Easter Sunday. It is alleged that the incident stemmed from a gang feud. This afternoon, members of the fugitive task force developed information that Turner was hiding out in an apartment near E.74th and St. Clair Ave and arrested him without further incident. Turner was taken straight to the Lorain County Jail and is pending extradition back to Mississippi.

U.S. Marshal Pete Elliott stated, “Our task force wasted no time joining in the manhunt for this violent fugitive from Mississippi. As soon as we heard he was hiding out in the Cleveland area we immediately started looking for him which lead to a safe and speedy arrest.”

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of a known fugitive is encouraged to contact the U.S. Marshals Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force at:1-866-4-WANTED or text keyword WANTEDand the tip toTIP411 (847411).Tipsters may remain anonymous and a cash reward may be available.The Task Force’s “Dangerous Dozen” fugitives can be viewed at http://www.usmarshals.gov/district/oh-n/fugitives/pdf/dangerous_dozen.pdf

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