Elderly man found murdered on Mud Island - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Reported by Janice Broach

Elderly man found murdered on Mud Island

A 67-year-old man was discovered murdered Monday afternoon at an apartment complex on Mud Island, officials said.

Memphis Police were called to the scene at in the 1300 block of Armand Drive, inside the Belle Harbour Apartments just before 3:00 p.m.

Officials said the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

"Witnesses heard an altercation between a gentlemen and his adult daughter," said Memphis Police Inspector R.L. Douglas.  "The altercation escalated, and apparently a fatal blow was struck by the daughter, and he collapsed and died in the parking lot."

Investigators said it appeared the man was stabbed to death.

Firefighters had to force their way into the man's locked apartment, where it appeared the man's daughter was waiting for them.

Investigators said it was not clear what the pair was arguing about.  The man's daughter gave no indication at the scene of the murder.


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