Metro police arrested Daryle Leavelle Thomas, 38, Sunday night in connection with the stabbing death of his ex-girlfriend 32-year-old Dematrice Lee.
Thomas is charged with criminal homicide and is in jail in lieu of a $500,000 bond.
The stabbing occurred Sunday night at Lee’s home on Rainwood Drive. Police believe took a knife to Lee’s home, waited for home to come home, confronted her and stabbed her several times.
Lee was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where she was pronounced dead. Thomas surrendered himself to responding Madison Precinct officers.
According to Metro police, Thomas admitted to the murder during an interview and was angry over the couple’s break up a few weeks ago.