Police Say Cashman Perkins Knocked On Door And Said He Had Just Shot Someone After Murder Of Girlfriend

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - by Hollie Webb

A man charged with criminal homicide in Chattanooga is in the Hamilton County Jail after he was arrested in Columbus, Miss., on Tuesday afternoon.

 Cashman "Cash" Jamar Perkins, 31, is charged with the June 8 shooting death of his girlfriend, Frances Smith.

 According to police, one witness said that Perkins knocked on her door that day and told her he had just shot someone. The witness said he fled after that.

 Other witnesses told police that Perkins and Ms.

Smith had been seen arguing at a club the previous night.

 They told police that they entered the home when they saw Ms. Smith's door was open and found her lying unresponsive on the floor.

 Perkins was identified out of a photo lineup. Along with the homicide charge, he has also been charged with domestic aggravated assault and unlawful possession of a firearm.

 Perkins is scheduled to appear before General Sessions Court Judge David Bales on June 24. 


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