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Police: Tennessee man stabbed to death, woman arrested for murder but motive unknown

tennessee man stabbed to death woman arrested but motive is unknown
Source: Robertson County Detention Facility, Mega

Sep. 14 2021, Published 12:36 p.m. ET

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A 55-year-old man was stabbed to death in Tennessee and now police say a woman has been arrested in connection to his murder.

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Around 11 p.m. Sept. 11, police said they were called to a building in Springfield, Tennessee, on a report of a possible stabbing.

Once at the scene, Timothy Shannon, 55, was found with multiple stab wounds, FOX 17 reported.

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Medical personnel started administering life-saving efforts on Shannon, but he was pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said.

Officials said Shirley Rochelle Young, 53, was inside the residence at the time.

She was taken into custody by police and charged with first-degree murder, police said. Young was taken to the Robertson County Detention Facility and bond was set at $500,000, FOX 17 reported.

The motive for the stabbing is unknown, as authorities said the investigation is still ongoing.


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