Third suspect arrested in ‘disappearance and believed death’ of Justin Sawyer | #teacher | #children | #kids


OAK GROVE, Ky. (CLARKSVILLENOW) – The third of three men wanted in the “disappearance and believed death” of a missing Clarksville man has been arrested.

Marquell Devont’e Sims, 22, of Oak Grove, was in custody at Christian County, Kentucky, Jail early Thursday, according to jail records. He was booked on charges of robbery, assault and kidnapping.

Working with the Clarksville Police Department, Kentucky State Police has been investigating the disappearance of Justin Tyler Sawyer, who was reported missing in Clarksville on Dec. 17.

The KSP investigation led to three suspects.

Dawuan Davis

On Jan. 5, detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Dawuan Davis, 20, of Clarksville on charges of robbery, kidnapping (with serious physical injury) and assault. Davis was located that evening at an apartment complex on Mandarin Drive in Oak Grove. Davis was arrested and lodged in the Christian County Detention Center.

Gene “Doug” Henry

On Jan. 7, detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Gene “Doug” Henry, 36, of Oak Grove on charges of abuse of a corpse and tampering with physical evidence. Henry was located at the same apartment complex on Jan. 11. He was arrested and lodged in the Christian County Detention Center.

On Jan. 7, an arrest warrant was obtained for Sims on charges of complicity to robbery, complicity to kidnapping (with serious physical injury) and complicity to assault. He had been at large until Thursday morning.

The investigation is ongoing. If anyone has information, contact Kentucky State Police at 270-676-3313. Citizens may also report tips anonymously through the KSP app. The app is available for iPhone, iPad, and Android devices and can be easily downloaded free of charge through Apple and Google Play stores.

This article will be updated. 

 



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