City’s Latest Homicide

Date: Tuesday, May 26, 2020 02:17 A.M.
Location: Leopard St. @ Waco St.
Offense: Murder, Tampering with Evidence
Case Number: 2005260008

On Tuesday May 26, 2020 at 2:17 A.M. Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to the area of Waco and Leopard St. in reference to a man down. Upon arrival officers observed a male face down on the ground and deceased. Officers contacted a witness who advised he saw a male dragging another male. The witness yelled at the suspect who dropped the victim and fled the scene. A description was put out, officers searched the area and located the suspect in the area of Staples and Leopard. The suspect was detained and positively identified. Officers arrested 35 year old Marvin Tatum for murder and tampering with evidence. He was transported to the main station for questioning and then to the City Detention Center.