2nd Man Booked For Asbury Ln. Murder

Aug 28, 2020 at 12:04 am by WGNS


(MURFREESBORO) On Thursday (8/27/2020) a second man accused of killing an Asbury Lane resident at his home was booked into the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center.

Rutherford County Sheriff’s Detective Ty Downing charged 30-year old Christopher Lee White of Hopkinsville, KY, for the first-degree murder of Erick Bixler of Asbury Lane.

The 45-year old Murfreesboro man's body was found at his home on July 26, 2020.

White was arrested Aug. 18, 2020 in Kentucky and held until he waived extradition.

Rutherford County Sheriff’s Lt. Barry Hendrixson and Sgt. Dan Goodwin transported White from Kentucky to Rutherford County.

Downing also charged White and co-defendant Christopher Hawk Robinson, age 37, of Cerulean, KY, with aggravated robbery, especially aggravated kidnaping, murder in the perpetration of a crime and possession of a firearm.

White is being held on $750,000 bond. Robinson was released this week on $750,000 bond.

Hearings for both Robinson and White are set Oct. 29, 2020 in General Sessions Court.

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