Jacob Underwood assaults wife during dispute over finances

Jacob Underwood assaults wife during dispute over finances

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33-year-old Jacob Christopher Underwood had a domestic dispute with his wife, Cam-Ranh Chandler, at their residence on Rolling Fork Court in the later hours of January 28th. Officers spoke with Chandler, who advised that she and Underwood had argued over finances. She provided footage showing Underwood sitting on the bed, bickering with her before walking toward her, cursing and yelling. Underwood then knocked the phone out of her hand. Chandler told officers she thought Underwood would hurt her when he walked towards her. Officers then spoke with Underwood, and he initially denied the video before stating there was one but also mentioned that she tried to slap him before she started recording. Underwood was deemed the primary aggressor and was detained for the incident. On the way to booking, he admitted to hitting the phone out of her hand, saying he did not believe that constituted assault. Underwood also told officers that Chandler had a history in California of assault against him. Underwood was taken into custody for domestic assault.

Jacob Christopher Underwood (MNPD)
Jacob Christopher Underwood (MNPD)

Jacob Christopher Underwood of Rolling Fork Court in Nashville, TN, was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail on January 29th, charged with domestic assault. He is free on a $1,000 bond.

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