Murder Investigation in Lauderdale County

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(Henning, TN)  Deputies in Lauderdale County say a man stabbed his sister to death, then died while trying to cover up the crime.

Wednesday, deputies say 55-year-old Lynn Conrad stabbed his sister, 52-year-old Pam Ashmore at their home near Henning. They say he then took her body, put it in his truck and tried to bury it.

In the process, deputies say Conrad suffered a heart attack. They say he walked to a nearby home and asked for help. He was taken to the hospital where he later died.

Deputies are now trying to figure out the motive behind Ashmore’s murder.