Disturbing details emerge in the death of jogger Eliza Fletcher as the suspect is arraigned on murder charges

Posted on AllSides September 7th, 2022
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Police were searching near a vacant home in Memphis, Tennessee, when they discovered Eliza Fletcher's body and a discarded garbage bag containing what appears to be her running shorts.

The disturbing details were included in an amended affidavit filed Tuesday in a Shelby County criminal court, days after police arrested Cleotha Abston in Fletcher's abduction.

Abston, 38, was initially charged with kidnapping and tampering with evidence. First-degree murder and first-degree murder in perpetration of kidnapping were added after Fletcher's body was found. He was arraigned Tuesday on the charges of kidnapping and tampering with...

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