Texas prosecutors plan to hunt the loss of life penalty for former combined martial arts fighter Cedric “Spider-Man” Marks, who’s accused of killing two individuals.
Marks, 45, was indicted within the murders of Jenna Scott, 28, and Michael Swearingin, 32, whose our bodies have been present in Oklahoma. They have been killed on Jan. three at a Killeen, Texas, dwelling, in accordance with investigators.
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Their our bodies have been discovered a couple of week later in a shallow grave about 370 miles north from the place officers mentioned the victims have been killed.
The Bell County District Lawyer’s Workplace filed a proper discover to hunt the loss of life penalty towards Marks, District Lawyer Henry Garza mentioned on Monday.
Michael White, certainly one of Marks’ attorneys, advised the Temple Day by day Telegram that the previous fighter was “not shocked” that prosecutors have been going to hunt the loss of life penalty and that Marks “is anticipating his day in courtroom when his story is advised.”
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Marks, who’s Scott’s ex-boyfriend, pleaded not responsible.
Maya Maxwell, Marks’ present girlfriend, can be going through prices within the case. She advised police she was on the Texas dwelling when the victims have been killed and when their our bodies have been buried in Oklahoma, in accordance with an affidavit.
Marks had escaped from a non-public prisoner transportation van after his arrest in Michigan in February. He was recaptured 9 hours later.
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Based on Sherdog, Marks recorded a 30-27 file in his skilled MMA profession. He final fought towards Edmilson Freitas at Rocks Xtreme MMA 23 in March 2018. He misplaced through technical knockout.
The Related Press contributed to this report.