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Man Confesses to Brutally Murdering Woman With Knife and a Beer Stein: Cops


Man Confesses to Brutally Murdering Woman With Knife and a Beer Stein: Cops A Tennessee man is behind bars after police say he confessed to killing his friend with a knife and a beer stein. (Metro Nashville PD)

A Tennessee man is behind bars after police say he confessed to killing his friend with a knife and a beer stein.

Metro Nashville Police arrested Toby N. Tassmer on Friday after he called police, telling them to go to the home of his friend, 58-year-old Robin Bell.

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Police say Bell was killed in her apartment, where she was found beaten and stabbed.

Tassmer then gave officers a "detailed confession into the incident," according to an arrest affidavit obtained by The Tennesseean

The 53-year-old has since been booked on a criminal homicide charge.

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Police say Tassmer and Bell were friends. Neighbors reportedly heard fighting from Bell's apartment earlier in the day.

Tassmer's bond is set at $500,000. He's due in court July 12.

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