Fight Leads To Death Of Alfred Jenkins

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Askew is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463.

Article by Tennessee Gazette

Posted on May 17, 2018

Nashville, Tennessee–Derrick Asbury has been charged with the beating death of Alfred Jenkins, 54, who died this week at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Jenkins died after being assaulted on May 2nd near the intersection of Lincoln and Lafayette Streets. The investigation showed that Asbury, Jenkins, and a third man, Gerold Askew were together on the morning of May 2nd when Jenkins and Askew got into a fight. Asbury struck Jenkins on the head and body with a stick according to a statement he gave to detectives.  A homicide warrant has been issued for Askew. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Askew is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463.

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