Man wanted for 2 murders caught by task force in Memphis

WATCH: Man wanted for 2 murders caught by task force in Memphis

A man wanted for the murders of two people was caught by police in Shelby County Monday.

A task force located Marcus Collins, 29, who was wanted on two first-degree murder warrants out of Fort Smith, Arkansas.

Collins is accused of murdering Brionna Belcher and Jonathan Harris in Arkansas.

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According to Shelby County police, the task force was assisted by the MPD Multi-Agency Gang Unit, Shelby County SWAT Team and K-9.

Police said the task force found Collins hiding behind a freezer in the garage of a home in the 5400 block of Stephen Forest Road.

Collins was taken into custody and transported to the Shelby Co. Jail, where he awaits extradition.

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