Columbia man arrested in double murder at Cayce Homes

Tramell Sparkman (Courtesy: Metro-Nashville Police Department)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A man from Columbia was arrested Tuesday after he was indicted by a grand jury in a double murder at the Cayce Homes.

Tramell Sparkman was taken into custody in Spring Hill and booked into the Metro jail at 3:30 p.m.

Metro police say he’s accused in the May 23 deaths of Brandon Jordan, 22, and Eric Allen, 38, on South Eighth Street in the James Cayce public housing development in East Nashville.

Authorities say robbery appears to be the motive.

According to a press release, Sparkman is also under indictment for gunfire while trying to break into an Electric Avenue home in the early morning hours of May 23 and for shooting a man on Cleveland Street in the early morning hours of May 24.