Second Arrest Made in Marion Murder


By Janna Kennedy

MARION-- Police have made a second arrest in connection to a murder in Marion.

Authorities say Tyree Neal Jr., 25 of Marion was arrested on weapons possession charges on Thursday in connection to the murder of Marcus Monroe in 2011.

Monroe was shot outside of the Pips 2 bar in Marion. He was later taken to Heartland Regional Medical Center, then transferred to Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Indiana for treatment. Monroe later died from his injuries.

Dominique Smith, 25, was arrested and charged with murder in September. Police believe he is responsible for killing Marcus Monroe in July, 2011.

Police aren't releasing any information as to why Tyree Neal Jr. is connected to the killing. He is currently being held at the Williamson County jail on a $300,000 bond.
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