2 Montgomery County residents indicted for sheltering fugitive Kirby Wallace

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Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have indicted a couple from Woodlawn for allowing double murder suspect Kirby Wallace to stay at their home while police were searching Stewart County for him. 

Derek Eugene Summers and Mindy Elaine Harris are charged with Accessory after the fact. 

Kirby Wallace in court

Investigators say stolen property from a murder scene in Indian Mound was found at their home. They also say Kirby Wallace, the subject of a massive manhunt, had been at the couple’s home sometime after the homicide took place. 

More: Kirby Wallace captured after week-long manhunt

Summers is being held at the Cheatham County Jail on an unrelated charge. Harris has been booked at the Stewart County Jail. They’re each being held on a $20,000 bond. 

They are accused of harboring Wallace while he was on the TBI Most Wanted list.    

On September 23, investigators say he attacked a couple in Indian Mound and set their house on fire, killing Brenda Smith.   

Wallace is also accused of assaulting an elderly woman inside her house on River Road, in Montgomery County. On October 1, officers believe Wallace also killed a man and stole his truck, near Poplar Springs Road. He faces nine charges, including first-degree felony murder.

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