4 Charged With Clarksville Woman’s Beating Death

4 Charged With Clarksville Woman’s Beating Death

CREATED Jun 27, 2014

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Four people have been charged in connection with the beating death of a Clarksville woman.

Clarksville Police were called to a home on Wilson Court just before 5 a.m. Thursday and discovered the body of 39-year-old Shirley Beck. Investigators said Beck had multiple injuries consistent with blunt force trauma.

Following an investigation, four people were arrested and charged with criminal homicide. Those charged include 36-year-old Derek M. Vicchito, 27-year-old Matthew Lee Reynolds, 24-year-old Alphonso Jay Richardson, and 46-year-old Cynthia Dianne Skipper.

Details about a motive or how the four suspects knew the victim were not immediately released.

Police said it was an ongoing investigation. Anyone with any information was asked to call Clarksville Police Detective Eric Ewing at (931)648-0656, ext. 5447. Anonymous tips can also be called into the Crime Stoppers TIPS Hotline at (931)645-TIPS (8477).