Police: Naked murder suspect arrested after waving gun at Tennessee Waffle House
WITI / Metropolitan Nashville Police
Montessa Tate-Thornton

via WITI:

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WITI/CNN) -- A woman who was recently indicted in a Nashville murder case is facing additional charges after allegedly walking into an area Waffle House naked and waving a gun in the air.

Officials with Metro Nashville police said 19-year-old Montessa Tate-Thornton was arrested early Saturday morning after a disturbance at a Waffle House on Harding Place.

Tate-Thornton and 34-year-old Larico Nixon allegedly ran into the restaurant nude. Police said officers found Tate-Thornton inside waving a gun in the air and speaking incoherently. Both were taken into custody.

Tate-Thornton was charged with possession of a handgun while under the influence. Nixon was charged with felon in possession of a handgun while under the influence, public indecency, and public intoxication.

Tate-Thornton was just named in a grand jury indictment in connection with the shooting death of 23-year-old Maxime Assem.

In that case, Tate-Thornton is charged with first-degree murder and especially aggravated robbery.

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