Thursday, January 10, 2013

Memphis, TN: Murder-suicide attempt involved love triangle, Memphis police say

Memphis police have identified the man killed in an attempted murder-suicide Wednesday night as Robert Lumpkin, 61.
The incident happened about 8:20 p.m. in the 1800 block of Parnassus in the Nutbush area. Responding officers found Lumpkin and a 46-year-old man lying in the front yard with gunshot wounds. The other victim remains hospitalized in critical condition.
Police believe the incident was an attempted murder-suicide between neighbors. Lumpkin reportedly confronted his neighbor about an alleged affair between Lumpkin's wife and the neighbor. Lumpkin shot the neighbor several times and then turned the gun on himself, police said.

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