Arrest Made in Shooting Death of Darrell Russ

Suspect arrested Friday in Yazoo, Mississippi...

From the Office of Cape & Islands District Attorney Michael O'Keefe (verbatim):

District Attorney Michael O’Keefe and Barnstable Police Chief Matthew Sonnabend announced today that William Hayes (d.o.b. 12-9-80) of Falmouth was arrested in Yazoo, Mississippi at a relative’s house at approximately 3:00 p.m. Friday, November 1, 2019.

Mr. Hayes was arrested by the United States Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force on a fugitive from justice warrant pursuant to a Massachusetts murder warrant.

This arrest was in connection with the shooting death of Darrell Russ (d.o.b. 9-6-86) of Hyannis. Present in Mississippi were State Police Detectives from the Cape & Islands District Attorney’s Office and detectives from the Barnstable Police Department.

Proceedings will begin to extradite Mr. Hayes to Massachusetts.

The case remains under investigation by the aforementioned agencies. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on