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Teen suspected in murder of aunt

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Caleb Mullins (Source: Jackson Police Dept) Caleb Mullins (Source: Jackson Police Dept)
Home of Karen Mullins in Jackson, TN (Source: WBBJ-TV) Home of Karen Mullins in Jackson, TN (Source: WBBJ-TV)
SUV towed from Manslick Rollerdome SUV towed from Manslick Rollerdome

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A teen with ties to Louisville is suspected in the murder of his aunt in Jackson, TN.

According to Jackson police, murder charges are expected against Caleb Mullins, 19, the nephew of Karen Mullins.

The twin sister of Karen Mullins called Jackson, TN police from Louisville Sunday night after hadn't heard from her sister in over 20 hours. When Jackson police went to Mullins' home, an officer saw a woman lying on the kitchen floor and discovered she was dead. The cause of death was later determined to be multiple stab wounds. 

Police learned that her nephew, Caleb Mullins who lived with her and her SUV were missing.

Mullins' family in Louisville told investigators a possible location of the nephew. According to Jackson Police, Louisville Metro Police located the nephew and Mullins' SUV around 1 a.m. at the Manslick Rollerdome where the SUV was impounded.

Jackson investigators arrived in Louisville Monday and interviewed Mullins. Police believe Mullins fatally stabbed Karen Mullins Saturday evening and recovered the murder weapon in Jackson.

Police say Karen Mullins moved to Jackson, TN from Louisville in March 2012. Caleb Mullins moved to Jackson in early October.

Caleb Mullins is expected to be charged and extradited from Louisville to face murder charges.

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