Clarksville murder suspect surrenders in California - WKRN News 2

Clarksville murder suspect surrenders in California

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STOCKTON, Calif. -

A man suspected in the murder of a Clarksville woman was found over two thousand miles away Monday.

According to The Leaf Chronicle, 33-year-old Carl Whiteside Junior surrendered himself to authorities around 8 p.m. in Stockton, California.

Clarksville police issued a criminal homicide warrant for Whiteside Jr. after finding Patrice Smith, also known as ‘Apples,' with gunshot wounds lying between two apartment complexes on Lincoln Drive. 

She died from those injuries hours later.

Whiteside Jr. was quickly developed as a suspect in the case. According to investigators, Whiteside Jr. and Smith were acquaintances.

He's now awaiting extradition back to Clarksville.

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