Wednesday, July 27, 2016

KSP murder suspect arrested

Deqavion Marcell James was arrested after he turned himself in at the Hopkinsville Police Department shortly after 3:00 p.m.  He is currently in custody of KSP Detectives and will be lodged in the Christian County Jail. 

The Kentucky State Police is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a wanted person.

Deqavion Marcell James, 18, Oak Grove, is wanted by the Kentucky State Police for Murder, Robbery 1st Degree and Tampering with Physical Evidence. The warrant stems from the investigation by KSP Detectives involving the murder of De’Andre Marquis Palmer.

Mr. James is a black male, approximately 5’ 6” tall and weighs 130 pounds. He has brown eyes and black hair.

James is considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached.  Anyone who has information on the whereabouts of Deqavion James, is encouraged to call the Kentucky State Police Post 2 at (270) 676-3313 or toll-free in Kentucky at 1-800-222-5555. Callers may remain anonymous.