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Former MMA Fighter Cedrick Marks, Wanted For 2 Murders, Escapes Prison


Cedrick Joseph Marks, 44, a former mixed martial arts fighter, has been captured after a manhunt in Texas. In a wild story, the inmate was able to escape a prisoner transport van and was on the run. Marks is a suspect in two murders.

Marks escaped when the van stopped at a McDonald’s.

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Scott Spencer confirmed that Marks, who was described as “extremely dangerous,” was captured after nine hours, according to NBC News.

Marks, who used the nickname “Spider-Man” during his MMA career, was found inside of a 55-gallon trash can.

You can see Marks’ mugshot below.

Cedrick Marks mugshot

Kent County Michigan Sheriff’s Office

To show the severity of the manhunt, KCENTV listed the large number of law enforcement entities that were involved in the manhunt.

Among the agencies that helped in the search for Marks were, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, U.S. Marshals, the Gulf Coast Task Force, Texas Department of Safety Criminal Investigation Division, Texas Rangers, Texas Highway Patrol, Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms, Harris County Sheriff’s Office, Texas Department of Criminal Justice K9 Division, Harris County Precinct Two, Three and Four Constables, Conroe Fire Marshal’s office, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol, Homeland Security and Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Video of Marks being taken back into custody surfaced on social media:

Manhunt comes to an end. After more than nine hours, murder suspect/fugitive has been caught. #KHOU11 pic.twitter.com/2jc356blq1

— Matt Dougherty (@MattKHOU) February 3, 2019

Marks is the suspect in the murders of ex-girlfriend Jenna Scott, 28, and Micheal Swearingen, 32, of Temple, Texas. He was initially captured by U.S. Marshals in Grand Rapids, Michigan for a burglary charge.

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