The Toll

Tracking Chattanooga's Homicides


DeMetrius Roshell

Date: 9/8/11

Gender: Male

Age: 31

Race: Black

Time: Unknown

Suspect(s): Regina Copeland, 32

Status: Suspect received diversion.

What happened:

DeMetrius Roshell, 31, is shot in the head and his wife, Regina Copeland, 32, is charged with first-degree murder. She claims the two were arguing and the gun accidentally discharged. In 2014, Copeland pleads guilty to voluntary manslaughter and recieves a diversion, which means that the manslaughter charge can be dismissed and expunged if she has no other criminal charges in a three-year span.

Read more:

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Chattanooga woman gets diversion in manslaughter case

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