Man charged in strangling death of woman

Man charged in strangling death of woman

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Memphis Police Department is investigating after a woman was found strangled to death.

Monday at about 12:45 a.m., officers found an unresponsive woman, later identified as 56-year-old Roberetta Hugo, in the 1700 block of West Lloyd Circle off Jackson Avenue.

Police said Hugo was lying face down in the grass and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Jimmy Lewis, 37, was arrested in connection to the homicide.

He is charged with first-degree murder, murder in perpetration of a felony, and rape.

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