• Woman identified, hit and killed by car after falling into roadway during argument, police say

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    MEMPHIS, Tenn. - UPDATE -- Officials have identified the woman killed as Jasmine Robinson, 41.

    Court records say her husband was Johnny Crawford has been charged with Second Degree Murder.

    Officials told FOX13 Robinson called 911 early Sunday morning and told them her husband had been beating her for two days.

    She asked them for help, and the call ended. Police say they got a call ten minutes later that she'd been killed.

    Dispatch only shows one call from the victim, which was received at 1:32 a.m. 

    The victim advised that her husband had taken her car and had been beating her. She further advised that her husband was at 1030 Grand and that she was standing by at a store.

    The victim did not provide a location of where she was located; however, dispatch was able to use the X-Y coordinates finding that the victim was possibly in the area of Park and Airways. 

    After gathering the information, an event was created at 1:36 a.m. Prior to officers being dispatched, another call was received at 1:44 a.m., advising that a pedestrian had been struck. Officers made the scene at 1:49 a.m. 

    There were 8 minutes from the time the event was created until we received the crash call concerning a pedestrian had been struck. 
     



    Officers are investigating after a woman was punched, then abandoned on a roadway in Memphis.

    MPD was called to Park and Airways on Sunday morning.

    Preliminary information indicated a man was arguing with a woman on the scene. Investigators say a man punched the woman, then she fell and was abandoned on the roadway.

    Shortly after, a vehicle hit the woman on the roadway. The driver fled the scene.

    First responders pronounced the woman dead on the roadway.

    Police have the driver of the vehicle and the man who punched the victim detained.

    Officials have not identified the victim at this time.

    It's also unclear what caused the argument between the man and woman.

    The driver has been identified as Laura Turner-Burton, 59. She was charged with leaving the scene of an accident involving death.

    Johnny Crawford 48, has been charged with Second Degree Murder-Domestic Assault and Aggravated Assault and Domestic Assault.

    This is a developing story. Check back for updates on the investigation.


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