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.