Murder Suspect Turns Himself In To RCSO

Aug 12, 2020 at 07:47 pm by WGNS

UPDATED: A suspect accused of murdering a Rutherford County resident turned himself in about 4:45 Wednesday afternoon at the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center. Suspect Christopher Hawk Robinson of Cerulean, Ky., has been booked on charges of first-degree murder.

Hawk is accused of killing 45-year old of Erick Bixler of Asbury Lane here in Murfreesboro, said Detective Ty Downing.

The 37-year old Kentucky resident is also charged with especially aggravated robbery, especially aggravated kidnaping, murder in the perpetration of a crime and possession of a firearm.

Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the Asbury Lane home on July 26, 2020 where they found his body.

Detectives developed leads and identified Robinson as a suspect. They served a search warrant at his Kentucky home Sunday (8/15/2020).

Again, first degree murder suspect Christopher Hawk Robinson is now behind bars and is being held on $750,000 bond at Rutherford County Adult Detention Center. A bond hearing is set for Aug. 25, 2020 in General Sessions Court.


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