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Man charged with murder of delivery truck driver in Memphis


Memphis police say that they have arrested a man in connection with the fatal shooting of a truck driver at a restaurant earlier this week.

On Thursday, the Memphis Police Department announced that 22 year old Tanner Bolding had been arrested and charged with First Degree Murder in Perpetration of Robbery in the shooting death of 44 year old delivery truck driver Chayne Cardwell.

Cardwell was found with multiple gunshot wounds on Monday morning at a Jack Pirtle’s Chicken location on the south side of Memphis. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Cardwell had been making a delivery to the restaurant when Bolding reportedly pulled into the restaurant parking lot in a blue Honda Civic.

Video released by the Memphis Police Department showed Bolding getting out of the Civic and approaching Cardwell near the rear of the truck before fleeing the scene.

After the Memphis Police Department released the video, they received an anonymous tip that led them to a residence where Bolding was located.

After obtaining a search warrant, police found a handgun and spent cartridges in Bolding’s possession.

Bolding was arrested and later admitted to shooting Cardwell during a robbery attempt.

Jack Pirtle Chicken owners released a statement calling Memphis delivery truck drivers “some of the nicest and most honest hardworking folks we know.”


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