Man Arrested for Murdering Girlfriend

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(Memphis)  Memphis Police have arrested a Hickory Hill man and charged him with beating his girlfriend to death.

44-year-old Ralph Carr is charged with second degree murder and is being held on $500,000 bond at the Shelby County Jail.

Police say Carr hit his girlfriend, 37-year-old Cheryl Jones, in the head with a hammer.

Jones’ body was discovered around 11 a.m. Wednesday inside an apartment at the Hickory Pointe Apartments on Mt. Moriah Rd. west of Ridgeway Rd.Carr will be arraigned on Friday.