NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Funeral arrangements have been scheduled Saturday for a couple who died after a package bomb exploded in their rural Tennessee home.
Jon Setzer, a 74-year-old retired lawyer, died when the package detonated at his Lebanon home on Feb. 10. Setzer's 72-year-old wife, Marion, died later at an area hospital.
The couple's son-in-law, 49-year-old Richard Parker, is accused of killing them both and is facing charges in connection with the crime. Parker pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder and unlawful weapon charges at a hearing on Tuesday.
LEBANON, Tenn. (AP) — A man accused of killing his in-laws with a package bomb that exploded in their rural Tennessee home has pleaded not guilty.
Richard Parker is charged with two counts of felony first-degree murder, two counts of premeditated first-degree murder and unlawful possession of a prohibited weapon. Through a public defender, Parker pleaded not guilty to all charges at an arraignment hearing Tuesday.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- It’s not every day you hear a Valentine’s Day story that involves a stabbing, but this one does.
Murfreesboro Police report that one of their officers responded to a domestic disturbance call Thursday. When the officer arrived at the North Tennessee Blvd address he found a woman with a stab wound to her leg lying on the kitchen floor.
The police report says the woman and her live-in boyfriend had been arguing. The woman then reportedly picked up a knife and began stabbing a Valentine’s Day balloon she had received from her partner.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- The recent rash of road rage incidents in Murfreesboro continued Wednesday at the I-24 West on-ramp at Old Fort Parkway.
Murfreesboro resident Surgena Kilby told police that she may have cut off driver Kristine Clower in traffic. The two women then exchanged words while sitting at the red light at the corner of Thompson Lane .
Their accounts differ after that, but the two women ended up colliding at the on-ramp to I-24. Only light damage was done to the two vehicles. No charges have been filed so far.