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18-year-old Tennessee woman arrested for homicide after 74-year-old found in burned home

543 Second Avenue North-Google Earth Landsat

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--Lewisburg Police and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have arrested an 18-year-old woman for the murder of a man found deceased inside his home which was found engulfed in flames.

The Lewisburg Fire Department responded to the home located at 543 Second Avenue North overnight Thursday. In the process of putting out the flames, firefighters found the remains of 74-year-old Malcom Garrett inside.

Detectives later determined the death and fire was the result of a homicide. Investigators say several facts led them to 18-year-old Alyssa Hutt as the suspect. Police say Hutt was located and interviewed, making statements that resulted in her arrest.

Hutt has been charged with criminal homicide and aggravated robbery. She is currently being held at the Marshall County Detention Center on $310,000 bond. Anyone with information on the case is asked to call detectives at (931) 359-3800.

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