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Last year, we reported on 90 Day Fiance alum Michael Baltimore’s fugitive status.

Both Baltimore and his alleged victim appeared during Ashley Martson and Jay Smith’s storyline.

So, too, did the barbershop where the shooting took place.

Baltimore remains a fugitive. Now, the US Marshals have added him to their Most Wanted list.

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Do you have information that could lead to the arrest of Michael Baltimore?

If you provide it to the US Marshals Service, there is a $25,000 reward waiting.

This wouldn’t just be about money, though. This is primarily about justice for the victim.

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In May of 2021, Kendall Cook — who also appeared on 90 Day Fiance: Happily Ever After? — died.

Eyewitnesses watched the fatal shooting go down.

Both witnesses and authorities identified one man as the shooter: Michael Baltimore.

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Remember when Ashley Martson found out that Jay Smith, her then-husband, had cheated on her (again?). That’s pretty vague, since it happened so many times during their toxic, baffling marriage. So we’ll get specific — the time when she went to the barbershop on camera to learn that Jay had taken a random girl into the bathroom and boned her. Well, one of the men in the barbershop is now dead. The other, Michael Baltimore, is a fugitive from justice and law enforcement believes him to be dangerous. Multiple eyewitnesses identified him as Kendell Cook’s shooter, and there is a reward for information leading to his capture.

90 Day Fiance viewers are familiar with Michael Baltimore and Kendall Cook.

Jay Smith frequented a barbershop in town after marrying Ashley Martson.

Kendall, the owner, tolerated his presence there for a while … until he disrespected his establishment.

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Jay, who famously cheated on Ashley at every apparent opportunity, boned a random girl while he was there.

He and the girl went into the bathroom, shocking and angering Kendall.

When Ashley went looking for answers at the barbershop, Kendall told her what had happened.

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All of that took place years before Kendall Cook’s murder.

According to authorities, Michael Baltimore shot Cook dead on May 22, 2021.

That is a tragedy that goes well beyond the fact that both victim and fugitive appeared on reality television.

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The Marshals are offering $25k for information leading to his arrest.

They are not alone. ATF is offering a $10k reward. Crimestoppers is offering $2k.

However, authorities warn that Baltimore has a history of violence, and do not advise anyone to approach him.

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“Michael Baltimore poses a serious threat to the community,” writes Ronald Davis, Director of the US Marshals Service.

“By placing him on the 15 Most Wanted list,” his statement notes.

The statement continues: “We have made his capture a top priority of the U.S. Marshals Service.”

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Ashley Martson made her own post mourning the murder of Kendall Cook after his tragic death.

Obviously, GQ Barbershop does not bring back happy memories.

It was one of many places where she found out that Jay had cheated on and humiliated her.

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“Obviously, if I had known, I wouldn’t have done what went down,” she primises Ashley. “So I just wanted to let you know the truth.”

It was neither the first place nor the last. She kept taking him back, and he kept cheating.

Recently, there have been brand new reports claiming that they have reconciled.

Ashley has denied them. We sincerely hope that she is telling the truth.