Oregon murder suspect captured in Memphis - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Oregon murder suspect captured in Memphis

Joel McCool (Source: SCSO) Joel McCool (Source: SCSO)
Lynn Gillaspie (Source: SCSO) Lynn Gillaspie (Source: SCSO)

A murder investigation in Oregon led U.S. Marshals to Memphis.

Officials said Joel McCool was wanted out of the Portland area for attempted murder.

The Fugitive Task Force got a tip that McCool was in Memphis. They were able to track him down on Marianna Street.

During the course of the investigation, U.S. Marshals also arrested Lynn Gillespie, who had a warrant for second-degree murder and aggravated assault.

McCool awaits extradition as he sits in jail in Shelby County.

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