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MMA fighter who escaped prison van denies killings

Feb. 8, 2019 3:56 PM EST

CONROE, Texas (AP) — An MMA fighter facing murder charges who prompted a nine-hour manhunt when he escaped from a prison van said he had "nothing to do with" the deaths of his ex-girlfriend and her friend. During a Thursday video call from a Texas jail, Cedric Marks told TV station KPRC2 that he did not...

Video aids recapture of MMA fighter suspected in killings

Feb. 4, 2019 5:21 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — An MMA fighter suspected in two killings who escaped from a prison van that stopped at a Texas McDonald's was recaptured less than a mile away thanks in part to local surveillance video, police said Monday. Cedric Joseph Marks escaped from the van Sunday morning when...

Latest: No answers from transport company in prisoner escape

Feb. 4, 2019 12:55 PM EST

CONROE, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the recapture of an MMA fighter and murder suspect who escaped custody while being transported in Texas (all times local): 11:55 p.m. A private Texas company that transports prisoners is declining to say how an MMA fighter suspected in the deaths of two people was able to...

MMA fighter wanted in killings captured after escaping van

Feb. 3, 2019 10:56 PM EST

CONROE, Texas (AP) — An MMA fighter suspected of killing two people, including an ex-girlfriend, was captured Sunday after escaping from a prisoner transport van in Texas, authorities said. Cedric Marks was taken into custody after a nine-hour manhunt involving multiple law enforcement agencies, Montgomery...

The Latest: MMA fighter wanted on murder charges captured

Feb. 3, 2019 9:37 PM EST

CONROE, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the escape in Texas of an MMA fighter who is now wanted for murder (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Authorities say an MMA fighter suspected of killing two people, including an ex-girlfriend, has been captured after escaping from a prisoner transport van in Texas. Montgomery...

Authorities: MMA fighter suspected of killing two people captured after escaping from prisoner transport van in Texas

Feb. 3, 2019 6:34 PM EST
CONROE, Texas (AP) — Authorities: MMA fighter suspected of killing two people captured after escaping from prisoner transport van in Texas.