Police in Nashville have convicted a 37-year-old man, charged him for the fatal stabbings of his ex-girlfriend and her teenage son in a wicked attack due to which a teen girl severely injured.
Jermaine Agee has been arrested for the murder of his ex-girlfriend Mayra Garcia, 38, and her 13-year-old son, Jayden Taylor, confirmed by Metro Nashville Police.
A statement from police reveals that Garcia and Taylor died from stab injuries. Another teen is in a stable situation at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where she is being treated for her wounds.
According to the statement, “Agee made his way into Garcia’s home” in Antioch “through the rear door sometime before 2 a.m.” on Monday.
“He went to the kitchen counter, retrieved a butcher-type knife, and apparently went to the bedrooms,” the statement describes. “After inflicting stab wounds, Agee ordered the victims, excluding Jayden Taylor, to sit on a sofa.”
Agee allegedly said to the family once in the living room that someone is going to die tonight, according to Metro Police Spokesperson Don Aaron.
Garcia escaped through the front door of the residence, police told, and ran to a nearby home for help, collapsing on the porch. She was brought to Vanderbilt University Medical Center and was declared dead.
Agee allegedly fled in Garcia’s car but was discovered at a nearby restaurant after someone called the police regarding a man stained with blood.
Officers came and Agee allegedly ran but was hunted down minutes later. A motive prevails unclear.
A GoFundMe campaign set up for the victim’s funeral and medical expenses. The campaign, seeking $20,000, has raised nearly $16,000 of its goal on Friday.