On Saturday, February 9, 2019, at approximately 8:39 pm, deputies were dispatched to 15870 Old Mansfield Road on a call of a possible suicide.

Officers discovered a 66-year-old female and a 71-year-old male deceased at the residence. Both appeared to have suffered gunshot wounds. Initial observations appear to indicate a homicide, suicide, however, the investigation is ongoing. The Knox County Coroner’s Office is assisting detectives with the investigation and autopsies are scheduled.


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