Franklin Man Strangled to Death

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Authorities say 24-year-old Larry R. Freeman was strangled at a home on 213 Johnson Street.

He was pronounced dead at 5:35 a.m. Wednesday morning at the Medical Center at Franklin.

Preliminary autopsy results show he died of asphyxia from manual strangulation. Police arrested 24-year-old Caleb Sawicki and took him to the Simpson County Jail where he is charged with murder. Authorities are still investigating a motive.