Man charged in death of elderly woman

JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) -- A 24-year-old man has been charged in the death of an elderly Crockett County woman.

The Jackson Sun reports that Dustin Cathey faces first-degree murder and is being held without bond at the Crockett County Correctional Facility.

Police say 89-year-old Lila Frances Lilley was shot and killed inside her home in August.

Cathey was charged with her murder based on the results of an investigation conducted by the Crockett County Sheriff's Department and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

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