Great Niece of Johnny Cash Found Stabbed to Death
Sheriff David Andrews of Putnam County, Tennessee reported yesterday that Courtney Cash, great niece of Johnny Cash, was found dead and stuffed in a large chest at her home where she, boyfriend Austin Johnson and child currently live. Johnson is in the hospital being treated for stab wounds:
"Andrews said the pair had gone out with a friend before an altercation took place in the house where Johnson and Cash lived with their young child. The friend, identified as Wayne Gary Masciarella, has been charged with first-degree murder," says Fox News.
Johnny's brother, Tom Cash, released the following statement:
“We ask for your prayers for the Cash family at this time. Courtney and her boyfriend are beloved members of my family and like you we have a lot of questions and emotions that we are beginning to sort through today...We are completely heartbroken. It is a time like this that we are grateful for our faith and trusting the loving guidance of God.”
Prayers going out to the Cash family. See full news article here!