No Bond for Accused Killer in Weekend Shooting, Kidnapping

No Bond for Accused Killer in Weekend Shooting, Kidnapping

The accused killer in a deadly shooting and kidnapping in southeast Memphis won't get out of jail any time soon.
MEMPHIS, TN (localmemphis.com) - The accused killer in a deadly shooting and kidnapping in southeast Memphis won't get out of jail any time soon.

Brandon Banks was arraigned in court Monday on kidnapping and murder charges.

Police say he broke into his ex-girlfriend's home on Barkshire Sunday and shot her mom, 41-year-old Rachel Harrington, and two dogs to death. He then kidnapped his ex and held her inside an east Memphis apartment.

Officers found them a short time later.

Brandon Banks is being held without bond on charges of First Degree Murder, Aggravated Kidnapping and Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Felony.

Family members say the couple met on Facebook and only dated for about a month.

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