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Tullahoma man charged with murder in elderly father’s death

Posted on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 6:01 am


Tullahoma Police Department officer Rocky Ruehling, left, discusses with Investigator Harry Conway what he found when he arrived at a residence on Marbury Road in Tullahoma around noon Monday. A man was found dead inside the residence and a relative was taken to the Tullahoma Police Department for questioning in connection with the death. The victim’s name has not yet been released by police.
(Staff photo by Wayne Thomas)

Ricky Brazier, 57, of 819 Marbury Rd., Tullahoma, has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder in the Monday death of his father, Edward Brazier, 82, of the same address.

According to investigators with the Tullahoma Police Department, a 911 call was received Monday morning from the Marbury Road address in which the caller said, “I’ve killed my father.”

Police responded to the call at approximately noon, where they found the body of Edward Brazier. According to a report from the police, the father and son had been involved in a domestic dispute, with Ricky Brazier allegedly assaulting his father.”

No motive has been established for the alleged killing,, police say.

Edward Brazier’s body has been transported to the state medical examiner’s office in Nashville, where a cause of death will be determined…

Check back for more information as it becomes available.