Tenn. man wanted in murder of girlfriend


NASHVILLE, TENN — Officers are continuing to be on the lookout for suspected murderer Dillard J. Faulkner, who is accused in the July 3rd stabbing death of his girlfriend, Shanequa Murray, 24, inside the couple’s Mona Drive home.

The Davidson County Grand Jury has indicted Faulkner, 25, on a charge of second-degree murder. Efforts t
o locate him have been unsuccessful thus far.

Faulkner telephoned 911 about Murray’s injury on the night of July 3rd. She was transported by ambulance to Summit Medical Center where she died. Faulkner claimed to detectives that Murray’s wound was self-inflicted. However, follow up investigation by Hermitage Precinct Detective William Mathis, with assistance from the Medical Examiner’s Office, determined otherwise.

Anyone seeing Dillard Faulkner or knowing his whereabouts is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463. Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and qualify for a cash reward. Persons can also send an electronic tip by texting the word “CASH” along with the message to 274637 (CRIMES), or online at www.nashvillecrimestoppers.com.