On Wednesday, July 5th, at approximately 10:56 PM, the McMinnville Police Department, the District Attorney’s Office, and the Warren County Sheriff’s Department began an investigation into an incident that occurred at a residence on Hardaway St. in McMinnville. As a result of the investigation, it was established that Christopher Kaylon Stanton unlawfully stabbed Treyton Whipple multiple times in an area just outside of the Hardaway Street address.
Whipple succumbed to the stabbing injuries and died after his transport by EMS from the scene. Accordingly, Stanton is charged with criminal homicide. Stanton’s bail was set at $750,000, and he remains in the custody of the Warren County Sheriff’s Department.