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Missouri murder suspect in custody

Craig Marks (Source: Sikeston DPS) Craig Marks (Source: Sikeston DPS)
SIKESTON, MO (KAIT) - Sikeston police said they arrested a man believed to be armed and dangerous Sunday night.

According to a news release, they were called out to the 800 block of Mary Street early Sunday morning in response to a man being shot.

When officers arrived they found Tyrell Banks with a gunshot wound in his chest. Officers said he later died from the wound.

Sunday afternoon the murder suspect, Craig Marks, turned himself into Sikeston police.

A Scott County court later charged Marks with murder first degree and unlawful possession of a firearm. He was given a $150,000 cash only bond and remains in custody awaiting his arraignment, according to the news release.

Anyone with information about this case is still urged to call Sikeston police at 573-471-4711.

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