Jovani Murillo burns ex-girlfriend’s clothes during altercation

Jovani Murillo burns ex-girlfriend’s clothes during altercation

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20-year-old Jovani Murillo had a domestic altercation with his ex-girlfriend, Leslie Torres, at her Saturn Drive residence on November 13th. Torres reported that she had recently broken up with Murillo and asked him to return the clothes she had left at his house. Torres later heard a vehicle honk its horn in front of her home, stepped outside, and saw her belongings on fire. Torres observed Murillo get back into his car and drive off. Torres reviewed the footage from her front door camera, which showed him exiting his vehicle, placing her clothes on the ground, and setting them on fire. Torres advised officers that she did not wish to prosecute for the incident and that her damaged property was valued at approximately $100. Murillo was taken into custody for vandalism on February 13th.

Jovani Murillo (MNPD)
Jovani Murillo (MNPD)

Jovani Murillo of Comanche Run in Madison, TN, was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail on February 12th, charged with vandalism. He is free on a $1,000 bond.

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