Man charged with homicide in woman's stabbing death

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A 57-year-old man has been charged with criminal homicide and tampering with evidence in connection to the stabbing death of a woman Sunday night.

Ashley Cates, 30, was found suffering from several apparent lacerations or stab wounds in her home on the 1500 block of Bailey Avenue shortly before 9 p.m.

Investigators collected evidence at the scene which led them to believe Tyrone Murphy was the suspect. He was taken into custody and booked into the Hamilton County jail.

Investigators are still following all leads and anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 423-698-2525.