The Epps Murder Scandal Now includes His Wife

Are You Looking for Sister Wives? has one very interesting family in the Epps’. It’s not so much how they have chosen to live their lives as their backstory. Marcus Epps, a councilman, was initially under fire for his scandals. He should have been exempted from the series. Now, his wife might be implicated and it’s going way too far.

Marcus Introduces His Spouse On Are You Looking for Sister Wives?

Marcus and Taryn were married in college. He had to convince Taryn that he could settle down. He was a professional player, but he was actually sexing with a good friend. They were together for 10 years when she found out he was having multiple affairs. She took their daughter with her and fled. He met India, and they became engaged. However, Taryn decided that after a year she would like to return. Marcus wanted both women, but they were not happy with the idea. They were eventually convinced that polygamy was acceptable and are now looking for a new partner.

Marcus’s past as an Ohio Councilman has been a bit rocky. A few scandals occurred before the show aired and viewers wanted Marcus to be fired. Backwoods BarbiThese issues were not known before, but the first one to be exposed was. The first involved a house fire, which included violations of housing laws. Although it was his home, he claimed that the search warrant was issued in political maneuvering to get him to resign. He said it was because of his desire to have body cameras installed on officers. There were other excuses, but nothing stood out. It got worse.

Debt, Murder, and Wives

Marcus owed 12K in back tax, which was revealed along with his housing problems. Even though he claimed that he had been paying property taxes for years, he had not paid them since 2019. This is enough to get him out of office. This gets worse. This was 2020. Backwoods BarbiWe discussed a murder that took place at the after-hours club that he ran. It was all quite confusing, but it was thanks to StarcasmThere is much more to this story. Three people were killed in a Cleveland club on October 2020 after a man refused entry. Shameia Hurth (27), died of her injuries. The club was actually an abandoned building, not a functioning one.


The state of Ohio had taken ownership after it had been condemned. Hannah Catlett, News reporter, was there and reported that there was a woman who claimed to own the property. Another lady shared she was having her birthday party at the club and ultimately turned out to be Marcus’ wife, Taryn. Marcus was seen carrying a woman outside who had been shot in the leg with another man. He also disclosed that he was the one who leased this beautiful establishment. This remains unsolved. Their ties with the building are also not clear. He is still in office today, according to a follower.

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