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Man Charged with Murder After Fatal Shooting

BONIFAY – The Holmes County Sheriff’s Office has announced today that Anthony Hicks Jr., a resident of Kinard, Florida, has been formally charged with an open count of murder in connection with the shooting death of 25-year-old Marcus Kale Fournier of Bonifay. The tragic incident occurred on March 26, 2024.

Hicks, currently detained at the Calhoun County Jail, will undergo extradition proceedings to return him to Holmes County to face the charges brought against him.

Sheriff Tate emphasized that the investigation into this matter remains active and ongoing. While progress has been made with the filing of formal charges, there is still substantial work ahead for the investigative team.

“We appreciate everyone’s patience as our investigative team continues to work diligently on this case,” stated Sheriff Tate. “The pursuit of justice for Marcus Kale Fournier and his loved ones remains our top priority.”

Sheriff Tate also extended gratitude to all individuals and agencies who have responded to and assisted with the investigation thus far. The collaborative efforts of law enforcement and the community are vital in resolving such cases.

The Holmes County Sheriff’s Office will continue to provide updates on significant developments in this case as they unfold.