An interstate man has been charged with murdering his ex, police say.
Key points:Man accused of killing his ex allegedly stabbed her multiple times, then stabbed her in the head in her home in Upper Cumberland.
The woman was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries but died.
The 31-year-old man is currently in police custody.
The man is due to appear in the Upper Cumberlands Magistrates Court on July 15.
Police have launched a homicide investigation.
The 51-year old woman, who has not been named, is a close friend of the accused man and lived at his family’s home.
She has been described as a ‘quiet and calm person’.