Markie McGinnis Wiki – Biography
Markie McGinnis, A Texas woman known as a devoted member of her church was found shot to death hours after leading her Sunday service, officials say.
“Markie was a joyous person who loved people and accepted everyone for who they are. This is a tragic loss for her family and friends as she is dearly loved and will be grievously missed,” a family statement obtained by the station reads.
Pastor Sean Mooney told the station McGinnis had helped lead a worship service at Relate Community Church just hours before she was found.
Markie McGinnis Age
Markie McGinnis has died at the age of 29-years-old.
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Shot & Dead
The man believed to be responsible for shooting and killing a woman in her car while she was driving to her parent’s home in Liberty County last Sunday was found and arrested, according to authorities.
A motorist discovered Markie McGinnis inside her car, according to Liberty County deputies, who told ABC13 she was shot several times through her driver’s side window.
Liberty County officials said a motorist found 29-year-old Markie McGinnis dead in her car from multiple gunshot wounds Sunday around 1:30 p.m. on FM 2830 in Raywood, Texas. She was less than a half mile from her parent’s home.
According to investigators, McGinnis was shot several times through her driver’s side window.
Earlier that morning she helped lead a worship service at her church, Relate Community Church, in Spring. Pastor Sean Mooney told ABC13 McGinnis was a devout singer and worship leader and has been with the church since its inception in 2018.
“Her loss is a tragedy to all of us,” Mooney said.
LCSO investigators were working with the Texas Rangers and Louisiana authorities to bring Davis back to Texas sometime Tuesday to face the murder charge.
On Tuesday, officials from the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office reported they arrested a man at his relative’s home in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana.
Henry Davis, 24, was arrested and charged with being a fugitive, according to Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office online records. He is being held without bond and it is unclear if he has obtained an attorney.
Louisiana officials are working with the Texas Rangers and Liberty County Sheriff’s Office to extradite Davis back to Texas on a murder warrant, according to TV station Fox26.
Family & Siblings
After Davis’ arrest, a family spokesperson told ABC13 that they had never seen him before, but were thankful a suspect had been arrested.
“We are thankful for family, friends and community’s support while we continue to walk through this difficult time,” a family friend told the station. “Markie will always be our bright beacon that causes us to do better and move forward.”
“Her loss is a tragedy to all of us,” said Mooney.
Family members said McGinnis was a beloved daughter, sister, aunt and girlfriend.
“Markie was a joyous person who loved people and accepted everyone for who they are,” a family member said. “This is a tragic loss for her family and friends as she is dearly loved and will be grievously missed.”
A spokesperson for the family told ABC13 they do not know who the suspect is and have never seen him before. Deputies said no witnesses to the shooting have come forward, and the motive for the murder is not yet known.
Late Tuesday, McGinnis’ family offered a statement regarding the arrest.
“Today, we are thankful for the expeditious action of Liberty County Sheriffs, the Texas Rangers and the Louisiana authorities. We are thankful for family, friends and community’s support while we continue to walk through this difficult time. Markie will always be our bright beacon that causes us to do better and move forward… I KNOW HER!”