Clarksville Man Charged In Murder Of Father

Tyran Jemison Image by Montgomery County Sheriff's Office Booking Log

Clarksville Man Charged In Murder Of Father

By Tiffany Johnson. CREATED Aug 28, 2014 - UPDATED: Aug 28, 2014

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. - A Clarksville man has been charged with criminal homicide in the death of his father.

The Clarksville Police Department took 41-year-old Tyran Jemison into custody early Thursday morning following the death of his father, 58-year-old Britton Jemison.

Around 1:11 a.m., officers were called to the 800 block of Howard Street on a report of a domestic assault. They found the elder Jemison with injuries that appeared consistent with an assault.

He was taken to Gateway Medical Center, where he died.

Tyran Jemison was arrested and booked into the Montgomery County Jail. His bond was set at $250,000.

Details surrounding a motive and cause of death were not immediately released.

Police said the investigation was ongoing.