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Marshals arrest most-wanted fugitive who faked death


January 31, 2020

ANTLERS, Okla. (AP) — Less than 24 hours after he was added to the U.S. Marshal's most wanted list, a Mississippi man who faked his death to avoid going to prison for child sex crimes was in custody, authorities said.

The U.S. Marshal's Office, in a news release Thursday, said Jacob Blair Scott, 43, was arrested around midnight Wednesday. Authorities said he was located at an RV park in Antlers, Oklahoma.

"Within hours of our announcement and our plea to the public for information, a tipster called the Pushamataha Sheriff's Office in Oklahoma and said a man fitting the description of Jaco...

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