Man arrested after using kitchen knife in deadly Downtown stabbing

Man arrested after using kitchen knife in deadly Downtown stabbing
Rodney Williams (Source: MPD)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - A man is behind bars with pending charges after police said he stabbed a man to death near a downtown apartment building.

Thursday night, MPD was patrolling the area of N. Danny Thomas and Madison Ave. when Tommy Pitchman approached them saying a man named “Rodney” stabbed him.

He told officers he knew where the man lived.

While on the third floor of the apartment building, a man told police the suspect was inside of his apartment.

Police took Rodney Williams into custody where he later admitted to using a kitchen knife during the stabbing.

He will be charged with second-degree murder, according to police reports.

Pitchman was transported to the hospital, however, he did not survive his injuries.

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