(HorizonPost.com) – It’s a scene that’s played out several times in America’s recent history. A man named Tyler Terry and his girlfriend, Adrienne Simpson, were wanted connection to four murders in South Carolina and Missouri. They were also armed and on the run. Authorities took Simpson into custody after she led a high-speed car chase and crashed. Terry managed to escape and hid in the backwoods.
A group of 300 law enforcement officers established a perimeter around the area and began closing in, and when they caught up with Tyler, it all ended… with him in custody and not a single shot fired. Both suspects now face multiple murder charges in each state, but, as Fox 2 in St. Louis said, South Carolina’s charges will potentially hold the suspects long enough that ”Terry and Simpson won’t be extradited for Missouri’s charges anytime soon, if ever.”
Police capture man wanted in 4 killings after week on run https://t.co/JsgS5vtJar
— FOX 8 New Orleans (@FOX8NOLA) May 24, 2021
The police officers involved should be commended for the peaceful resolution to this week-long manhunt. Cornering an armed fugitive with a history of serving time for assault, and who had been arrested just weeks ago in March for domestic assault on Simpson, could’ve gone wrong in so many different ways.
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