DNA evidence helps police make arrest in 2015 rape and murder

Posted at 4:32 PM, Jul 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-02 17:32:04-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Metro Police officials made an arrest in a 2015 rape and murder case thanks to DNA technology.

Officers arrested 42-year-old Anthony Lewis Tuesday on a first degree murder and aggravated rape indictment.

DNA evidence linked Lewis to the May 2015 beating death of 52-year-old Joy Ransom in her Jefferson Street apartment.