The Toll

Tracking Chattanooga's Homicides


Kimberly Phillips

Date: 5/20/2018

Gender: Female

Age: 48

Race: White

Time: 10:24 a.m.

Suspect(s): Frederick Tragesser

Status: Suspect deceased

What happened:

Police find Kimberly Phillips, 48, lying in a parking lot, dead from an apparent gunshot wound. Officers also find Frederick Tragesser, 47, seated in a vehicle in the same parking lot, suffering from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He is taken to a local hospital where he dies. Investigators determined Tragesser shot Phillips and then shot himself. They were divorced from each other, according to police.

Read more:

Chattanooga police: Fatal shooting appears to be murder-suicide

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