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Film Fatale: Tennessee Woman Accused of Stabbing Her Ex-Husband to Death After Fight Over Movie

Tennessee Couple Got Into Fight, Woman Fatally Stabbed Ex: Police
Source: Shelby County Jail; Unsplash

Tasha Williams accused of stabbing her ex to death after argument about a movie.

Dec. 12 2023, Published 2:05 p.m. ET

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A Tennessee woman has been accused of killing her ex-husband after an argument broke out between the couple about a movie, authorities said.

Around 7 p.m. on Dec. 5, officers responded to a report in Memphis of a domestic incident, according to the Memphis Police Department.

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Inside the home, police found a male victim suffering from multiple stab wounds, officials said.

The victim was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Officers took into custody a female, identified as 49-year-old Tasha Williams, at the scene, according to an affidavit obtained by WATN-TV.

Williams reportedly told police that she and her ex-husband, Michael Williams, were drinking when they got into an argument, according to the affidavit.

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Michael allegedly wanted to go to another location to watch a movie, but Tasha refused to take him. The victim reportedly knocked Tasha’s glasses, causing a cut near her eye, officials said.

Tasha was reportedly cleaning the area around her eye and the victim attempted to help, which upset Tashathe affidavit stated.

As a result, she allegedly grabbed a kitchen knife, and stabbed her ex-husband in the chest, according to the document.

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Officials said the couple have been involved in previous domestic violence incidents.

Tasha was arrested and charged with second-degree murder, authorities said.

She was booked into the Shelby County Jail and was being held on an $80,000 bond.


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