On Sunday, June 6, 2021, at approximately 11:00 p.m., officers responded to Charlton Methodist Hospital regarding the victim, 24-year-old Keith Slade, who was brought in by a private vehicle. The victim was pronounced deceased at the hospital from a single stab wound to the center chest area. Officers were able to determine that the offense occurred at 8636 Willoughby Boulevard at approximately 10:15 p.m.
Homicide and crime scene detectives responded and processed the scene. During the investigation, it was determined the victim’s girlfriend, 24-year-old Tamara Lilly, was the suspect in the death of the victim. On June 7, 2021, at approximately 2:00 a.m., the suspect turned herself into officers at the South-Central Patrol Division. The suspect was subsequently transported to police headquarters and then to Lew Sterrett Jail and charged with murder.