Chattanooga Police identify, searching for suspect wanted for murdering woman in January

On Monday, CPD identified the suspect in Whiteside's homicide as 30-year-old Kameron Leslie. Leslie is 6'0" in height, and weighs approximately 175 pounds. He is being charged with first degree murder. (Images: Chattanooga PD, WTVC)

Chattanooga Police are looking for a man they say killed a woman in Hixson last month, and they're asking for your help to find him.

On January 11, police say Taja Whiteside was found dead at a home on the 5800 block of Moody Sawyer Road. The Medical Examiner's Office says Whiteside was choked to death, and also received blunt force injuries to the head.

On Monday, CPD identified the suspect in Whiteside's homicide as 30-year-old Kameron Leslie.

Leslie is 6'0" in height, and weighs approximately 175 pounds. He is being charged with first degree murder.

If you know where Leslie is, or know anything about Taja's death, please call the Chattanooga Police Department Homicide Tip Line at (423) 643-5100 or submit a tip using the free Chattanooga PD smartphone app. Anyone providing a tip can remain anonymous.


This is a developing story - depend on us to update you as we learn more.

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