Man accused of killing his fiancee and then fleeing to another state, apprehended a day later

Source: Lafayette Parish Correctional Center; MEGA

Feb. 9 2022, Published 10:07 a.m. ET

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A man is accused of killing his fiancée then fleeing to another state, but police have not released a motive for the alleged murder.

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Around 4 p.m. on Feb. 6, police in Cookeville, Tennessee, responded to an apartment complex for a welfare check.

When officers arrived, they found 23-year-old Lyndzy Bounds unresponsive, according to Cookeville police. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Investigators determined her death was a homicide.


An investigation started and her fiancé Christian Luna was identified as a suspect. Police did not say how Bounds was killed or what led them to identify Luna as a suspect. They also didn’t release a motive.

Police got a warrant for first-degree murder against Luna.

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On Feb. 7, Luna was arrested in Louisiana. He is awaiting extradition to Tennessee.

Source: Lafayette Parish Correctional Center; MEGA

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