(UPDATED 07/01/2022) MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – As heard in previous newscast, the Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD), U.S. Marshals in Memphis, and Montgomery County Sheriff's deputies arrested five people earlier this year for the murder of 20-year-old Montavis Jones. You may recall, Mr. Jones was killed at a Murfreesboro apartment complex in December of 2020. Rutherford County District Attorney Jennings Jones explains more about the case… It has now been confirmed that the suspects tied to the 2020 murder will head to court this August. What has been scheduled as a preliminary hearing will be on August 8, 2022.
Maceo Boyd, Paul Turner, and Tevin Campbell, all 21-years-of-age, along with Martavius Guy and Tybresa Lattimore, both 20, had their first appearance in General Sessions Court on June 21, 2022. WGNS will have more information on future Rutherford County Court Dates for all five suspects later this week (Scroll down for more information).
20-Year-old Martavius Guy was transported to the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center on March 23, 2022 and charged with first-degree murder, attempted especially aggravated robbery, and conspiracy to commit especially aggravated robbery. Guy was previously being held at the Montgomery County jail after being arrested on drug charges.
MORE ON THIS CASE: 20-year-old Montavis Jones was shot and killed on Dec. 4, 2020. As a result of the homicide, Maceo Boyd, Paul Turner, and Tevin Campbell, all 21-years-of-age, are charged with first-degree murder, felon in possession of a firearm, attempted especially aggravated robbery, and conspiracy to commit especially aggravated robbery. Federal agents arrested Boyd and Turner in Memphis and the two were transferred to the jail in Rutherford County this past March (2022). Campbell, who was being held in a Georgia Correctional facility, was transported to the jail in Rutherford County two weeks ago on June 14, 2022, just in time for their first hearing in general sessions court.
20-Year-old Tybresa Lattimore is charged with conspiracy to commit aggravated robbery. She too was previously arrested in Montgomery County and later released from jail on bond.
WGNS will have more information on all five of the suspects later this week, after a court date is confirmed by the courts.
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