Fugitive Nabbed at Panama City Beach

Florida Department of Law Enforcement agents have arrested a 24-year-old man wanted for two counts murder in Dickson County, Tennessee.

Russell Byrum was taken into custody at a construction site in the Bay Point area of Panama City Beach.

Byrum was indicted last month in Tennessee for premeditated murder, aggravated robbery and felony murder.

He had been working at construction sites in Bay and Gulf counties. Sheriff’s departments in both of those counties assisted FDLE agents in the investigation to locate the fugitive.

He’s in the Bay County Jail in Panama City awaiting extradition to Tennessee.


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