On Thursday August 12th at approximately 3:00 pm Gallatin officers responded to 721 Lincoln Drive and discovered Lydia Gutierrez, age 27, deceased inside the home.
Gutierrez had been stabbed multiple times in the neck.
A short time later Joshua Singletary, an ex boyfriend of Gutierrez, was located at Hendersonville Hospital where he was being treated for lacerations to his hands and leg.
Singletary was interviewed and additional investigation resulted in the arrest of Singletary for the murder of Lydia Gutierrez. Joshua Singletary is a white male age 25 with an address of 3390 Tyree Springs Road in Hendersonville Tennessee. Singletary was charged with one count of First Degree Murder and is being held in the Sumner County Jail pending a September 15th court date.
Anyone with any information concerning this incident or any other crime is requested to contact the Gallatin Police Department at 615-452-1313.