Woman Charged in Missouri Homicide Arrested in Tennessee
A woman wanted in the killing of a southwest Missouri man has been arrested at a hotel in Tennessee.
The U.S. Marshals Services said in a news release that 27-year-old Gabriella Shields was arrested Wednesday in Cookeville, Tennessee.
She is one of three people charged last week with first-degree murder in the June 2014 shooting death of 35-year-old Christopher Younes in the Mark Twain National Forest. Prosecutors say Younes, of Marshfield, was killed because the suspects believed he was a drug informant.
His death came during an investigation into a drug distribution ring in the Springfield area.
One suspect, Albert Romero, is serving a federal prison sentence for drug-related crimes. The other, 28-year-old Timothy Murray, is still at large but is believed to be in the Springfield area.