A former MMA fighter going through three pending homicide fees escaped Sunday from a transport van in Texas whereas it was stopped at a McDonald’s, police stated. A manhunt is underway for Cedric Joseph Marks, who authorities stated is taken into account “extraordinarily harmful.”
Marks, 44, was being transported from Grand Rapids, Michigan, to Bell County in Texas, based on the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Workplace. He was needed for questioning in reference to a housebreaking with intent to commit one other felony. He additionally faces warrants for murders, although authorities didn’t determine all the victims. The Houston Chronicle reported one sufferer is a former girlfriend of Marks’, who met him on Tinder and had a restraining order towards him.
Police stated Marks was with 9 different prisoners and two guards in a van run by Texas Prisoner Transport Providers, a personal firm. He escaped whereas the van was at a McDonald’s in Conroe, and was final seen carrying an orange jumpsuit and restraints. Authorities are investigating how he managed to get free.
Marks was as soon as knowledgeable fighter with the MMA who glided by the nickname “Spiderman.” His most up-to-date struggle was in September 2018, based on the MMA website Tapology. He additionally labored as a coach at a health club in Killeen, Texas, a number of years in the past.