Suspects Extradited to Texarkana in Christopher Guilbeau Murder
Two men suspected of killing a Texarkana man back in the spring have been extradited to Texarkana from Oklahoma.Texas-side police say the pair are suspected of killing Christopher Guilbeau, 24, after concealing his body in an alley and stealing his truck back in March of 2015.
Brandon Eric Brown, 22, of Dallas and Marquell Deonte Smith, 20, of Texarkana, Texas were booked into the Bi-State Criminal Justice Center Jail. Both have been officially charged with Guilbeau's murder.
Before being extradited, Brown and Smith were in the custody of the Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office where they were required to face local charges before being extradited back to Texarkana too face murder charges.
On March 4, 2015 Guilbeau was reported missing by his family in Texarkana, Ark. Brown and Smith were arrested the following day while in possession of Guilbeau’s stolen pickup truck in Tulsa, Okla. On March 6, 2015, Texarkana, Texas patrol officers discovered Guilbeau's body concealed in an alley in Texarkana around 11 p.m. near the intersection of West 11th and Della Streets after two 9-1-1 calls led them to that location.
Bond has not yet been set for Brown and Smith.