Man arrested in connection with the killing of 49ers quarterback C.J. Beathard's brother and one more person

In the incident that took place on Saturday, December 21, during a bar fight in Nashville, Paul Trapeni III, 21, and Clayton Beathard were stabbed to death. 


                            Man arrested in connection with the killing of 49ers quarterback C.J. Beathard's brother and one more person
Michael D. Mosley, suspect in Nashville bar stabbing, arrested(Metro Nashville PD)

Police have arrested a man in connection with the fatal Nashville stabbing that took the lives of two men, including San Francisco 49ers quarterback C.J. Beathard's 22-year-old brother. In the incident that took place on Saturday, December 21, during a bar fight in Nashville, Paul Trapeni III, 21, and Clayton Beathard were stabbed to death. 

Chetham County, Metro Nashville Police announced on Twitter on Wednesday that the suspect, Michael D. Mosley, 23, had been taken into custody. "Mosley will be booked later today on 2 counts of criminal homicide and 1 count of attempted criminal homicide for Saturday morning's stabbing of 3 men, 2 fatally," they said. 

Accused double murderer Michael D. Mosley just arrested in Cheatham County. (Chetham County, Metro Nashville Police)

The men had been stabbed outside the Dogwood Bar after a fight. Mosley is said to have surrendered to the police from a vacant home on Petway Rd in Cheatham County after it was surrounded by law enforcement. He was there alone, they said. 

According to a police statement, the fight was about Mosley making unwanted advances toward a woman. "Multiple persons were involved in the outdoor fight during which the two men were both fatally stabbed in their sides." The third man who was also stabbed was injured in his eye and arm. His identity and condition have not been released. A surveillance photo of Mosley was released by the cops at the time. 

Beathard is the quarterback on the San Francisco 49ers and has played 13 games in his three-year NFL career. Speaking to The Tennessean, the victim's parents Casey and Susan Beathard said, "It’s times like this I wish had Instagram and social media because the love and prayers have been so overwhelming. We cannot possibly thank you at the rate they come in texts and phone calls. Clay was an amazing, big and soft-hearted human being with an undeniable love for the Lord. He had his family’s, friends’ and teammates’ backs even to a fault. I wish he would have been more inclined to take the high road but he hated ‘wrong.'"  

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