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Tennessee man took to Facebook moments after killing to detail 'love triangle, cops say

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Source: Tennessee Bureau of Investigations, Unsplash

Jun. 17 2021, Published 4:48 p.m. ET

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A Teneessee man took to facebook moments after killing a woman and shooting her husband to detail a love triangle, cops say. Authorities took him into custody a short time after the man's post-alleged-murder social media binge.

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The suspect, Gary Tidwell, posted on the social media site about how many times he shot 54-year-old Lucy Brewer, according to WKRN. He also posted a suicide note.

Investigators found Brewer dead inside the home. Her husband, Earl Brewer, was also shot, though he is expected to recover.

The Brewers were described as being well-loved in the community, WKRN reported. Earl is a well-known musician in the area.

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Tidwell was later found hiding in the woods in Bon Aqua, Tennessee.

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It's not Tidwell's first run-in with police. In 2006, Tidwell was charged with second-degree murder and sentenced to 17 years for shooting another man in Nashville.

He has now been charged with one count of criminal homicide, one count of attempted criminal homicide and one count of felon in possession of a firearm.

Tidwell has been booked into the Hickman County Jail, where he is being held without bond.


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