Upon further investigation, the D.A.’s Office said Pitts was identified as a suspect, and he was interviewed. He reportedly told authorities he was sleeping in his truck and heard a noise. Pitts allegedly exited his truck and struggled with a woman who was underneath his truck. According to the D.A.’s Office, Pitts said he "blacked out" after the struggle.
On July 21, the D.A.’s Office announced that Pitts was indicted by a grand jury on counts of first-degree murder and convicted felon in possession of a handgun. He remains held in the Shelby County Jail on $200,000 bond.