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!