Funeral set for murdered great niece of Johnny Cash

PUTNAM COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – The great niece of country legend Johnny Cash will be laid to rest this week in Putnam County.

Courtney Cash, 23, was found stabbed to death March 19 inside a wooden box at her home in Baxter, about 100 miles east of Nashville.

Her funeral will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Crest Lawn Funeral Home in Cookeville.

Wayne Masciarella, a friend of Cash’s, is charged with first degree murder for her death.

He is due in court in Putnam County Wednesday.

Police said the two and Cash’s boyfriend Austin Johnson got into an argument after a night out.

Johnson, who is also the father of Cash’s young daughter, was injured during the altercation but managed to escape with the little girl.

Previous Story:

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s