Nashville police report a man fatally stabbed his ex-girlfriend, her teenage son and injured her daughter at their Antioch home.
Jermaine Agee charged for murder as he stabbed 38-year-old Mayra Garcia and her 13-year-old son Jayden Taylor.
Agee was arrested and sent to the Davidson County jail on Monday afternoon after police said that he denied cooperating with detectives. He was ordered held without bond on two counts of murder and one of attempted murder.
Garcia’s 16-year-old daughter, Alexis Taylor, was also stabbed and endured in severe condition at a hospital on Monday.
Garcia’s 8-year-old daughter, Kaytlin, outlasted the attack and was not hurt.
The stabbing was reported around 2 a.m. Police had been hunting for Agee and got him into custody before 9 a.m.
Garcia ran across the street and fell on a neighbor’s property and was hurried to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where she died, the police spokesperson Aaron answered.
Her 16-year-old daughter went to the street and a neighbor phoned on 911. The 8-year old daughter also came out and was taken in by a neighbor, Aaron spoke.
Agee then took the victim’s Volkswagen Jetta which was discovered just before sunrise in a motel parking lot at 111 Bell Road At the time, Agee was nowhere to be discovered.
At mid-morning, Aaron told, there was a suspicious person call at the Burger King on Hickory Hollow about a person with blood on him. Officers circled the area, Aaron told and spoke to homeless people in the area who told they knew him and that he’d been visiting in the area.
Shortly after, an officer found him crouched behind a trash can by the furniture store.
He experienced hand injuries which is caused by his forced entry to the rear of the home, Aaron said and was taken to Nashville General Hospital to be treated for the wounds. He will be brought to the South Precinct to be examined and then to jail.
At the moment of the attack, Agee was required on a criminal assault charge originating from an incident on Sept. 30.
On Oct 1, Garcia told that the night before the two were included in an argument at her home in which he attacked her.
Agee is a criminal who served nearly three years from 2015 to 2018 for robbery and theft sentences in Alabama, police told. He was freed from jail in June 2018.
Aaron verified Garcia was earlier married to a former Metro police officer who retired and now resides out of state.