MMA fighter wanted in killings captured after escaping van

Cedric Joseph Marks- Bell County Jail

Cedric Joseph Marks – Bell County Jail

It was not immediately clear how Marks escaped.

A man believed to be connected to the disappearance and deaths of Jenna Scott and Michael Swearingin, whose bodies were discovered in Oklahoma last month, has reportedly escaped from custody in Montgomery County.

Ginell McDonough (left), 37, who is Marks' wife and the mother of two of his two children, is jailed in Muskegon County, Michigan, on an obstruction of justice charge. He eluded two private transport agents near the 800 block of North Loop 336 West in Conroe.

Marks has not been named as a suspect in the disappearance of Scott and Swearingin. The two were last seen alive on January 4 before their bodies were found in Clearview, Okla., on January 15.

Authorities have captured Cedric Joseph Marks about nine hours after he escaped from a prisoner transport van earlier Sun., Feb. 3, 2019.

The sheriff's office didn't immediately reply to a request for clarification about the nature of the pending murder charges, including who the victims were.

The search for Marks drew a massive law enforcement presence north of Houston, with part of Interstate 45 being shut down during the manhunt.

When sheriff's deputies with the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office stopped for food at a McDonald's, KHOU-11 reported, Marks was able to escape and is on the run.

TV station KCEN reported that Marks was arrested in MI last month on a charge alleging he broke into the Temple, Texas, home of an ex-girlfriend, Jenna Scott, on August 21.

Marks was arrested in MI last month on a charge alleging he broke into Scott's home in Temple, Texas, in August.

An arrest affidavit said Maxwell, who became a person of interest because she said she last saw Swearingin's auto, admitted she took the 2016 Hyundai Genesis to Austin and left it there to hide it from law enforcement agencies. She also said she had her phone in her hand, and Marks took it from her and threw it.

April Pease, Marks' ex-girlfriend and mother of a son, was reported missing March 17, 2009, according to The Charley Project. During this time, Scott told both Marks and Scott had open investigations against each other for assault-family violence crimes in Killeen.

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