Arrest Made In Murder Of Woman In North Chattanooga

  • Tuesday, February 7, 2023
Chattanooga Police have charged a man in the homicide of a woman who was found shot to death in North Chattanooga.

David Fritts, 43, is charged in the slaying of 48-year-old Angela Young.

Fritts is charged with criminal homicide and felony unlawful possession of a firearm.
He is currently in custody in Monroe County, N.Y. awaiting extradition to Tennessee.

On Jan. 26 at approximately 12:33 p.m., Chattanooga Police officers responded to 605 Merriam St. on an unconscious person.

Police arrived at this location and were advised of a woman unresponsive inside the home. First responders quickly determined she was deceased from an apparent gunshot injury.

Given the nature of her injury, the case was being investigated as a homicide, police said at the time.

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