2nd fugitive arrested in shooting death of two-year-old Memphis girl last year

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) – 7/10/2019 – U.S. Marshals say a second fugitive wanted in the deadly shooting of a two-year-old Memphis girl last year has been arrested.

Taylor Boyd was arrested Wednesday by the US Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force. They say she had warrants for first degree murder and aggravated child abuse.

She was taken into custody without incident.

Taylor Boyd

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7/2/2019 – U.S. Marshals say a fugitive wanted in the deadly shooting of a two-year-old Memphis girl last year has been arrested.

Warrants were issued June 24th for Jermichael Davis in the death of two-year-old Anaya Boyd. Davis was tracked down in the 1150 block of Rutland Tuesday. Marshals tell Local 24 News the door had to be forced open, and Davis was taken into custody on first degree murder and aggravated child abuse charges.

Jermichael Davis

Two-year-old Anaya Boyd was shot in the head and killed November 20th, 2018 in the 5900 block of Hickory Meadow. According to a previous police affidavit, the girl’s father, Mikal Grogan, told police he sold marijuana out of his apartment and was shooting dice prior to the shooting. He told police he heard a knock at the door, and when he asked who it was, someone started firing through the door. Grogan told police another person in the apartment with him started firing a pistol at the door, emptying the magazine, then grabbed a rifle and continued firing. Police say Grogan told them he knew the other person was armed.

According to the affidavit, Grogan also told police another person had two pounds of marijuana in the apartment. Police say Grogan knowingly placed his daughter in danger by exposing her to gambling, drugs, and violence. He is charged with aggravated child neglect and aggravated child endangerment.

Mikal Grogan

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