UT Martin student, dancer found dead

OBION COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT) - The Obion County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of 20-year-old Decora Alexander in Obion County.

According to deputies, they were called out to 3635 Joe Fry Lane around 6:30 p.m., where family members of 29-year-old Tony Markee Mosley were trying to force their way into his home.

Deputies learned Mosley went to the door covered in blood, but went back into the home. Deputies attempted a forced entry into the home. Mosley opened the door and collapsed from stab wounds and lacerations to his body. That's when officers found 20-year-old Decora Alexander, of South Fulton, who suffered multiple stab wounds.

Mosley was taken to Baptist Memorial Hospital in Union City, then transferred to another facility. He was listed in critical but stable condition.

The investigation is ongoing by the Sheriff’s Office, with assistance from the Union City Police Department.

Alexander was a UT-Martin student and a member of the dance team for the Skyhawks basketball team.

"Our thoughts and prayers go out to both the Alexander and Mosley families," the sheriff office posted on its Facebook page.

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