A community activist was killed in the Memphis area on Aug. 13, and nearly two weeks later, police said they arrested the suspected killer.
Around 2 a.m. on Aug. 23, the U.S. Marshals arrested Tifanee Wright, 33, in connection to the killing of Dr. Yvonne Nelson.
She had been wanted on a charge of second-degree murder in Shelby County, Tennessee.
On Aug. 13, Memphis police responded to a shots fired call on Yale Road. There, they found Nelson dead from a gunshot wound.
Investigators identified Wight as a suspect and asked for the public’s help finding her.
The shooting happened after an argument over money between Wright and Nelson, according to WMC.
Wright had barricaded herself in a home in Memphis when police arrived to arrest her. She eventually surrendered without further incident.
Become a Front Page Detective
Sign up to receive breaking
Front Page Detectives
news and exclusive investigations.