A Tennessee man killed a woman in an apartment and then allegedly admitted to the crime while officers were helping the injured suspect, police said.
He then indicated a nearby apartment, where officers found the door ajar, according to WREG.
Inside the residence, police reportedly noted multiple blood-covered kitchen knives and signs of a struggle. They followed a blood trail to a bedroom, where the victim, identified as Keiry Brito-Mella, was located unresponsive.
WREG reported Brito-Mella suffered multiple cuts, including too her head, neck and back. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
Poulino-Martinez was transported to an area hospital and booked three days later into the Shelby County jail.
He currently faces a first-degree murder charge.
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