Murder trial begins in 2011 death of teen girl stabbed with scissors

Murder trial begins in 2011 death of teen girl stabbed with scissors

March 26th, 2013 by Todd South in Local - Breaking News

Temekia Deshon Reed

Photo by Contributed Photo/Times Free Press.

The murder trial of a 25-year-old Chattanooga woman began this morning in the 2011 stabbing death of a 15-year-old girl.

Prosecutors claim Temekia Reed stabbed Shaviya Vinson with a pair of purple-handled scissors during a street brawl at College Hill Courts public housing complex on Dec. 19, 2011.

A jury of six men and seven women was selected. One juror is black, the remaining jurors are white. Reed is black.

For complete details, see tomorrow's Chattanooga Times Free Press.