Updated: August 21, 2017


LEWISBURG POLICE DEPARTMENT IS INVESTIGATING A HOMICIDE THAT OCCURED ON FRIDAY. ACCORDING TO MEDIA, POLICE RESPONDED TO AN INCIDENT AT "YE OLE STEAKHOUSE" ON NASHVILLE HIGHWAY IN LEWISBURG. UPON ARRIVAL THEY FOUND, JAMES DOCKERY, 56, OF CORNERSVILLE, SERIOUSLY INJURED.  DOCKERY, WHO SUFFERED A BLUNT TRAUMA TO THE HEAD, WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD WHILE BEING TRANSPORTED BY EMS.

PATRICK DEAN ARMSTRONG, 26, OF LEWISBURG, WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY AND HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH CRIMINAL HOMICIDE. HE IS CURRENTLY BEING HOUSED AT THE MARSHALL COUNTY DETENTION FACILITY.

ANYONE WITH INFORMATION REGARDING THIS CRIME ARE URGED TO CALL THE LEWISBURG POLICE DEPARTMENT AT 931-359-4044,