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Ashland City Man Charged in Girlfriend's Murder

An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and investigators with the Cheatham County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the arrest of an Ashland City man for the death of his girlfriend over the weekend.

At the request of 23rd District Attorney General Ray Crouch, on Sunday morning, TBI Agents joined Cheatham County deputies in investigating the death of a female at 1188 Valley View Road in Cheatham County. Keith Allen, who also lived at that address, had contacted officials to report the death. When authorities responded, they found Patricia Ann Harper (DOB 01/23/1948) deceased. During the course of the investigation, Agents and deputies developed information that identified Allen as the individual responsible for Patricia Harper’s death.

On Tuesday, Agents arrested Keith Thomas Allen (DOB 06/02/1966) on a warrant for First Degree Murder.

He was booked into the Cheatham County Jail where he is currently being held without bond.

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