Suspect in Hixson woman's death arrested on first degree murder charge in Jacksonville, Florida

Kameron Leslie
photo Kameron Leslie

The suspect in the Jan. 11 strangling death of a Hixson woman has been arrested in Jacksonville, Florida, according to a news release from the Chattanooga Police Department.

Kameron Leslie, 31, is charged with first degree murder in the killing of Taja Whiteside. He was found in the 7000 block of 103rd Street in Jacksonville on Wednesday and will remain in the Duval County Jail until he is extradited to Hamilton County, the release states.

photo Taja Whiteside / Contributed photo by Akedus Hamilton

Leslie's arrest comes nearly three months after Chattanooga police named him as a suspect and over two months since he