The Toll

Tracking Chattanooga's Homicides


Theresa Behlau

Date: 8/17/20

Gender: Female

Age: 54

Race: White

Time: 2:23 p.m.

Suspect(s): Garrett Behlau

Status: Suspect charged

What happened:

Theresa Behlau, 54, is strangled by her son, 19-year-old Garrett Behlau. Her husband called police after watching security footage showing what happened.

Read more:

Chattanooga man watched son strangle mother to death in home security footage while he was out of town, court records state

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