Saginaw police confirm wanted man caught in Tennessee

Eric Spearman is wanted for the murder of Hoshea Pruitt.


Saginaw police say the man wanted in connection to a June murder has been captured in Memphis, Tennessee.

Eric Spearman was wanted in the murder of Hoshea Pruitt on June 11.

Saginaw police and Michigan State Police had been working to locate Spearman over the last several days.

Spearman will now be extradited back to Michigan. Heâ??s charged with an open count of murder and five firearm offenses in Pruitt's death.

Police say Pruitt was fatally shot on East Holland between Spruce and Sheridan.

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The Saginaw Police Department has released information about a suspect in the murder of Hoshea Pruitt.

Eric Spearman, age 42, is a black male described as being 5' 10" and 187 lbs is considered armed and dangerous.

Police warn the public to not approach Spearman, but instead to call 911 with his location immediately.

Pruitt was the 16th homicide this year in the City of Saginaw. He was murdered on June 11 on the 1000 block of E. Holland.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Spearman is asked to call Crimestoppers at 1-800-422-JAIL or use the MyPD smartphone app.