Memphis Man Charged With Stabbing His Sister And Her Boyfriend

On Tuesday, officers from the Memphis Police Department responded to a stabbing that left one injured and one dead.

According to Action 5 News, Tyron Merriweather was in an argument with his sister, due to her threatening their mother and other family members. Merriweather then stabbed his sister and challenged her boyfriend, Taborian Richmond, to a one-on-one fight. When Richmond accepted, he was stabbed as well.

At around, 3:25 P.M., police arrived to the home and arrested Merriweather without incident. His sister was treated for minor injuries at the scene, and is expected to recover fully. Richmond was taken to a nearby hospital where he later succumbed to his wounds.

Merriweather has since been charged with second-degree murder and criminal attempted second-degree murder. No bond has been set, and the suspect is scheduled to be in court Thursday, February 23rd.

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