A Tennessee man has been charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of a University of Tennessee Martin student who previously accused him of physical and sexual abuse.
CBS affiliate WBBJ reported that Tony Mosley, of Union City, was charged with First Degree Murder in connection to the death of 20-year-old Decora Alexander.
According to deputies, they were called out to where family members of Tony Mosley were trying to force their way into his home.
Deputies learned Mosley went to the door covered in blood, but went back into the home. Deputies attempted a forced entry into the home. Mosley opened the door and collapsed from stab wounds and lacerations to his body. That’s when officers found 20-year-old Decora Alexander, of South Fulton, who suffered multiple stab wounds.
Mosley was taken to Baptist Memorial Hospital in Union City, then transferred to another facility. He was listed in critical but stable condition.
The Jackson Sun reports Tony Markee Mosley was arrested Sunday in Memphis.
Police records say Alexander reported abuse by Mosley at least three times last year. He was charged with domestic assault against her in May 2018.
He later pleaded guilty to attempting to bribe her to drop a protection order and was sentenced to probation. Her most recent protection order was set to expire this August.
“Nobody deserves to be viciously, viciously attacked and brutalized as she was,” her cousin Terika Cole said.
Family members describe her was humble and caring. They’re stunned by her untimely and brutal death.
“She was robbed from opportunity, she was robbed from chances, she was robbed to live,” Cole said.