GREENBRIER TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – Charles Nichols III, 33, surrendered to the Metro Nashville Police on an outstanding warrant charging him with the murder of Alicia Hanvy, 35, of Whites Creek, Tn after police say Nichols allegedly struck Hanvy with a vehicle on March 19th allegedly leaving her critically injured in the driveway of her Swindle Road residence.
According to a release obtained by Smokey Barn News, Nichols and Hanvy, who were in a dating relationship, were allegedly arguing throughout the evening. Nichols told detectives that in an attempt to leave, Nichols put his 2005 Honda CRV into reverse. At some point, Hanvy became trapped under the SUV. Nichols then allegedly fled the scene on foot but was arrested nearby and charged with aggravated assault in the case. Nichols had been free on $25,000 bond.
Hanvy, who was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in critical condition, died Monday. An arrest warrant charging Nichols with criminal homicide was issued on Tuesday.
Nichols surrendered himself Thursday morning after the Robertson County Sheriff’s Office went to a home in Greenbrier Wednesday and attempted to arrest him on the Nashville homicide warrant.
According to an affidavit obtained by Smokey Barn News, based on the statements Mr. Nichols III gave officers, it was determined that an argument and physical altercation had taken place between Mr. Nichols and Ms. Hanvy, inside Mr. Nichols vehicle which lead to Ms. Hanvy being ran over and trapped underneath the vehicle.
Mr. Nichols was vague and could not provide officers with the circumstances which lead to Ms. Hanvy being run over after he put the vehicle in reverse. After the incident, Mr. Nichols left the location, with Ms. Hanvy allegedly underneath the vehicle without calling for help, and went to a neighbors where he was found by police after Ms. Hanvy’s mother called.
Nichols is being held on a $100,000 bond.
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