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Homicide Suspect Tessa Knapp Arrested

2/12/2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

North Precinct officers today arrested murder suspect Tessa Knapp, 21, on Rosa L. Parks Blvd. She is accused of intentionally running over and fatally injuring her former roommate with a car on February 1st in the parking lot of the Rodeway Inn on Old Hickory Boulevard in Hermitage. The victim, Amanda Byers, 20, died on February 5.

Knapp is being held without bond pending a hearing.

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Tessa Knapp, 21
Tessa Knapp, 21