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Woman arrested for the murder of former roommate

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Posted at 5:06 PM, Feb 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-12 18:37:49-05

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Metro Nashville Police officers arrested 21-year-old Tessa Knapp, who is accused of killing her former roommate.

Officers took her into custody on Rosa L. Parks Boulevard Friday.

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Tessa Knapp

Knapp is accused of intentionally running over her former roommate, 20-year-old Amanda Byers, with her vehicle.

The incident happened Feb. 1 and Byers died from her injuries Feb. 5.

Knapp is being held without bond pending a hearing.