UPDATE: Smyrna Police Department arrest Smyrna resident charged with second degree murder

Feb 21, 2022 at 01:39 pm by WGNS

Kristen Tweed, photo released by SPD

SMYRNA, Tennessee— The Smyrna Police Department has arrested and charged a woman with second degree murder.

SPD detectives arrested Kristen Tweed of Smyrna, TN, on charges of second degree murder and felony drug sales.

On March 23, 2021, Smyrna officers were dispatched to Sleep Inn, located on Highwood Blvd in Smyrna, regarding a deceased female. The subsequent investigation revealed a drug overdose was the cause of death.

SPD’s Criminal Investigation Division developed a suspect, gathered evidence, and the Rutherford County grand jury handed down an indictment on the suspect, Kristen Tweed. SPD placed Ms. Tweed under arrest on February 11, 2022.

Tweed will appear in a Rutherford County Courtroom for Araignment on February 28th at 9AM. According to records, she will face charges of second degree murder and multiple drug related offenses.

36-Year-old Tweed remains behind bars at the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center. 

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Smyrna Police Department encourages anyone with information regarding drug overdoses to contact detectives at 615-267-5148. To receive support for an addiction, please contact the TN Redline at 1-800-889-9789.

Source: Smyrna Police Department


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