La Mera Mera
http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/news/crime/2014/09/04/christie-and-mom-indicted-on-charges-related-to-2013-homicide/15080405/John Christie, 31, of Jackson, and Edythe Christie, 56, of Medina, have both been indicted in connection with the 2013 homicide of Brittany Christie, 26, of Henderson.
with second-degree murder and tampering with evidence, and Edythe Christie was indicted for tampering with evidence.
John Christie, who was arrested on charges related to the murder on April 30, remains in custody at the Madison County Jail on $500,000 bond.
Investigators continued the probe, which led to Edythe Christie's indictment, police said in a press release sent out Thursday. Following the grand jury proceeding, a warrant was issued for Edyth Christie's arrest.
John Christie will be arraigned next Monday in Madison County Circuit Court. Edythe Christie will have a bond set and will be arraigned in Circuit Court on a date to be determined by the judge.
On Dec. 6, 2013, around 4:45 p.m., police were called to the Old Hickory Inn at 1819 U.S. 45 Bypass after Brittany Christie was found dead inside a room. Her death appeared suspicious, and investigators and a county medical examiner were summoned to the scene.
Brittany Christie's body was sent to the state Medical Examiner's Office in Nashville for an autopsy. The results revealed that she had died from a combination of the drugs clonazepam and heroin.
Investigators learned that on Dec. 6, Brittany Christie and her estranged husband, John Christie, were together at the Old Hickory Inn. While there, police said, John Christie gave Brittany Christie the deadly combination of drugs.
Police said that during the course of the ongoing investigation and at the request of John Christie, his mother, Edythe Christie, tampered with evidence linking him to the crime.