Allister Jennings

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (April 7, 2022) – Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) Criminal Investigations Division homicide detectives arrest a man they believe stabbed his roommate to death and left his lifeless body inside their rented condo.

The victim, 27-year-old Ryan Wolcott, was found by another roommate inside their University Commons condo on Old Lascassas Road around 3:25 p.m. Wednesday, April 6. Wolcott had been stabbed multiple times.

The suspect, 34-year-old Allister Jennings, is now in custody charged with first-degree murder.

Detectives are still trying to determine a motive.

The investigation is ongoing.

Jennings is being held at the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center on a $750,000 bond.  A hearing is set for May 4 in Rutherford County General Sessions Court.