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Contra Costa County California - CONTRA COSTA DISTRICT ATTORNEY S STATEMENT ON THE MURDER OF ALEXIS GABE 02 June 2022 ( news )
Contra Costa County , state California ( By Press Release office)
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June 2 , 2022
Ted Asregadoo , 925 - 957 - 8638
ted . asregadoo@contracostada . org
CONTRA COSTA DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S STATEMENT ON THE MURDER OF ALEXIS GABE
Martinez , Calif
. —Contra Costa District Attorney Diana Becton filed a murder charge ( PC 187 ) on May 26 , 2022 , against Marshall Curtis Jones , III for the killing of 24 - year - old Oakley resident , Alexis Gabe .
Yesterday evening , in Kent , Washington , Jones was shot and killed by law enforcement personnel during an attempted fugitive apprehension .
24 - year - old Gabe has been missing since January 26 , 2022 , after last being seen in Antioch . Due to the nature and scope of the investigation , Oakley Police requested investigative assistance from the Contra Costa District Attorney’s Office and Antioch Police Department .
On April 25 , 2022 , Antioch Police Department authored a wiretap affidavit , which was signed by District Attorney Diana Becton , and presented to the Contra Costa Superior Court for approval . A wire and electronic interception of Jones’ cellular phone concluded on May 24
Along with the phone intercept recordings , surveillance footage , cell data , and DNA evidence , investigators made a criminal referral to the Contra Costa District Attorney’s Office on May 25th .
After the criminal complaint was filed on May 26th , the DA’s Office , Antioch Police , Oakley Police , the U . S . Marshals Service , and Washington State authorities coordinated to apprehend Jones – who ,
during the course of the investigation ,
fled from Antioch to Kent , Washington .
On June 1 , 2022 , a fugitive task force attempted to arrest Jones inside an apartment where he was in hiding . Police announced themselves , and Jones reportedly opened the front door to the apartment and charged at officers while wielding a knife . He was shot by authorities . Police took immediate life - saving measures , but Jones died at the scene .
24 - year - old Gabe has been missing since January 26 , 2022 , after last being seen in Antioch . Members of her family found her blue Infinity coupe about a mile from Gabe’s home on Trenton Street near Carrington Drive in Oakley the next day . The keys were still inside , and the vehicle was unlocked . Shortly thereafter , the Oakley Police Department started an investigation into the highly suspicious circumstances of Gabe’s disappearance .
Gabe’s former boyfriend , Marshall Curtis Jones , III became a focus of the investigation – which culminated in the wire and electronic interception of his cellular phone . Jones and Gabe had reportedly broken up in November 2021 but saw each other from time to time . Jones confirmed to investigators that he and Alexis were together at his home on Cedar Point Way in Antioch until 9 o’clock on the night she went missing , but that he witnessed her leaving his residence in the blue Infinity coupe she arrived in earlier .
Today , District Attorney Diana Becton said , “It’s been an emotionally wrenching time for the family , friends , and community . I , along with the police agencies who have worked tirelessly to bring justice to the Gabe family , wish to express our deepest condolences for the loss of their beloved daughter . My office will continue to seek justice in finding Alexis so her family can have a sense of closure to this tragic loss of life . ”
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