Jury finds Tyrone Murphy guilty of murder


HAMILTON COUNTY, Tenn. (WDEF) – A jury found Tyrone Murphy guilty of first degree murder on Friday.

The court sentenced him to life in prison.

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Closing arguments were presented before a jury began deliberating.

Murphy was on trial for the stabbing death of 30-year-old Ashley Cates.

Cates was found with multiple stab wounds at her Bailey Avenue apartment in June of 2017.