Two young women indicted for double murder at Cayce Homes last month


UPDATE: (6/14/17)Police arrested two women in connection to a double murder at Cayce Homes in East Nashville.

According to Metro Nashville Police, 19-year-old Taylor Roberts and 20-year-old Shakiria Webster are being held on counts of felony murder and robbery.

Metro police say Roberts was arrested in Maury County Tuesday night, and Webster was already in jail in Sumner County for an unrelated incident. Both women are from Columbia, Tennessee.

Both Roberts and Webster are considered co-defendants of Tramell Sparkman, who was indicted for the double murder earlier this week.


Metro Police said a Columbia man has been arrested and indicted for the murder of a TSU student and another man at Cayce Homes.

Tramell Sparkman, 28, was indicted Tuesday for the May 23 double murder.

Brandon Jordan, 22, a TSU student, and Eric Allen, 38, were identified as the victims killed in the shooting about 12:50 a.m. at the public housing development along South 8th Street.

Sparkman was arrested in Spring Hill my Metro Police.

Responding officers found Jordan lying on the ground near a porch stoop with a gunshot wound to his upper torso. Allen, who lived at the apartment, was found in the doorway with multiple gunshot wounds to his upper chest.

Police said Jordan died at the scene and Allen died shortly after arriving to Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Metro Police have an increased presence in the East Nashville housing community after recent violence.

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