Oct 18, 2021 11:00 PM

Shooting suspect captured in Tennessee is back in Kan. jail

Posted Oct 18, 2021 11:00 PM
Spates after his arrest by U.S. Marshals in Madison County, Tennessee
Spates after his arrest by U.S. Marshals in Madison County, Tennessee

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A suspect in a shooting death in Lawrence has been transferred back to Kansas after being arrested in Tennessee.

Andrel Darnell Spats Jr., 19, was arrested Oct. 6 in Three Way, Tennessee. He was booked into the Douglas County Jail on Sunday evening and is being held on $1 million bond while awaiting formal charges.

He is the second suspect in the death of 21-year-old Christian Willis in central Lawrence on Sept. 8.

Romero photo Douglas Co.
Romero photo Douglas Co.

Javier Romero, 18, has been charged with first-degree murder and possession of marijuana with intent to distribute.