Man accused of strangling woman had a criminal record dating back to the late '90's

Michael Greene (Source: Louisville Metro Department of Corrections)
Michael Greene (Source: Louisville Metro Department of Corrections)
Ashley Davis (Source: Family Photo)
Ashley Davis (Source: Family Photo)

By Marisela Burgos - bio | email

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A woman who filed an emergency protective order was murdered, police say, by the man she filed it against.

On Tuesday, LMPD officers found 27-year-old Ashley Davis strangled in her apartment on Fox Horn Circle in PRP. Michael Dion Greene was charged with her murder.

According to Connie Parker, Ashley Davis's mother, Greene and Davis had not dated long. Although a judge granted the no-contact order, Greene had not yet been served with it. An arrest report indicated the emergency protective order was been filed after an Oct. 30 incident at Parker's home where it claims Greene left Davis with a busted lip and bruises on her arm and side.

"Why couldn't he just left her alone? Why didn't he just left her alone?" Parker asked.

The arrest report indicated Greene was last seen driving Davis's car and that police found Davis's cell phone inside. According to court records, Greene was supposed to have appeared in court, Monday, for sentencing on a separate case of receiving stolen property, but he never showed up.

Greene was charged with murder, robbery, receiving stolen property and contempt and is being held at Louisville Metro Corrections on a $20,000 full cash bond.

Greene has a criminal record, which dates back to the late 90s. According to court documents, in 1999 Greene was sentenced to three years in prison on three counts of wanton endangerment on a police officer.

Also that same year, Greene was sentenced for receiving stolen property and five counts of burglary. In 2005, Greene was sentenced to five years in prison and denied shock probation for assault.

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