published Monday, December 12th, 2011

Medical examiner determines Harrison man stabbed, beaten to death

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    The body of David L. Murray, 46, was discovered Tuesday at 6422 Ware Branch Drive.

A Harrison man found dead in his home was beaten severely and stabbed at least 10 times all over his body, including once between the eyes and once directly in the front of his throat, according to the Hamilton County medical examiner.

On Dec. 6, Hamilton County Sheriff's Office deputies found David L. Murray, 46, lying in a pool of blood in the garage of his home after Murray's sister called the sheriff's office, saying she had not heard from her brother in several days. He was last seen Dec. 3.

Joshua Stoltz, 19, of Red Bank, faces a charge of criminal homicide as he awaits extradition from Valdosta, Ga., where he was arrested Dec. 5 on drug and theft charges.

The medical examiner’s report shows Murray suffered multiple stab wounds to his upper body, and fractures to his skull and face.

For more information, read Tuesday’s Times Free Press. Follow more Harrison news here.

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skyboxer said...

Mr. Stoltz is well on his way to join a contingency of hard core, hyper violent psychopaths that populate Nashville's Riverbend Maximum Security pen. He'll probably be gang raped within 48 hours of being processed in to the system. Just for starters. Perhaps he should have considered that before he did what he did....

December 12, 2011 at 6:32 p.m.
rolando said...

Maybe he will like it...

December 12, 2011 at 7:06 p.m.
67melissamb said...

When you know the victim, it is kind of hard to know he died so violently. My condolences to his family.

December 13, 2011 at 12:55 p.m.
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