On 09/04/21 at approximately 12:23pm, Menard County Sheriff’s Deputies and members of the US Marshal’s Violent Fugitive Task Force took Raymond D. Gum into custody at a residence in the 300 block of E. Liberty in Petersburg, on a Missouri arrest warrant for murder in the first degree and armed criminal action.
The sheriff’s office would like to extend our appreciation to the US Marshals Violent Fugitive Task Force, Missouri Highway Patrol, Petersburg Police, and Athens Police for their assistance in this investigation. We would also like to thank the public for their information, support, and cooperation. No further details are available regarding this matter.
The public is reminded that all suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. We ask that any and all comments on this page remain civil and respectful. Thank you.