Man stabs single mother, infant to death then sets home on fire

9 month ago

Shelby County news, Tennessee news.

Tennessee authorities have arrested a man accused of stabbing his son and the child's mother to death before setting the home on fire.

Enoch Zarceno-Turner, 25, was arrested for the Friday morning killings that occurred in the southeast Shelby County home where the victims lived. Heather Cook, 32, and her 4-month-old son Bentley Cook were stabbed to death amid a custody dispute. He then set the home on fire to cover the stabbing.

According to police, Zarceno-Turner told investigators that he was not home when the fire began and found the dead bodies when he returned home.

Cook has been complaining on Facebook about the neglect she suffered along with her child and had just filed documents for child support.