Macon County Chronicle

Two Arrested for Murder

Nashville, TN- The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has arrested two men in connection with a Macon County homicide that occurred in Lafayette, TN late last month.

Tarus Allen Sircy, 33, 3307 Hartsville Road, Lafayette, TN was picked up Saturday and charged with one count of Criminal Homicide. Richard Wayne Mitchell , 18, 1251 Akersville Road, Lafayette, TN was charged this morning with one count of Criminal Homicide and booked into the jail on a $250,000 bond.

The evening of July 30, 2009 the two were robbing 35-year-old Larry Eugene Woodard Jr. when they beat him, killing the victim. He died in his home at 106 Twins Lane, Lafayette, TN and was found the next day. TBI’s Violent Crime Response Team worked the scene along with TBI field agents and the Macon County Sheriff’s