Woman arrested for the murder of former roommate

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.

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.