The Toll

Tracking Chattanooga's Homicides


Taja Whiteside

Date: 1/11/2019

Gender: Female

Age: 30

Race: Black

Time: 11:52 a.m.

Suspect(s): Kameron Leslie

Status: Suspect identified

What happened:

Taja Whiteside, 30, is found dead in a home in the 5800 block of Moody Sawyer Road in Hixson just before noon on Jan. 11. The manner of the death is not immediately clear, but over the course of the investigation and after a discussion with the Hamilton County Medical Examiner, it's ruled a homicide on Jan. 17.

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