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Tennessee man in custody after being accused of killing Memphis mother of 5

Police said Timmie Cooperwood, 33, allegedly shot Harvell multiple times during a domestic...
Police said Timmie Cooperwood, 33, allegedly shot Harvell multiple times during a domestic dispute.(MPD)
Published: Jan. 14, 2021 at 8:02 AM EST
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WVLT) - Memphis police said a man accused of killing a mother of five in October is now in custody.

According to police, in October, officers responded to a shooting on Prospect Street in South Memphis. When police arrived on the scene they found 33-year-old Shandka Harvell suffering from gunshot wounds.

Police said Timmie Cooperwood, 33, allegedly shot Harvell multiple times during a domestic dispute.

Cooperwood faces two counts of first-degree murder, aggravated assault, stalking and burglary, being a convicted felon in possession of a handgun and employment of a firearm with intent to commit a felony. His bond is set at $35,000.

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