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The Sumner County Sheriff's Department confirms 46 year old Melanie Davis died this morning in her home on Gannett Road.
A Hendersonville teen is under arrest in connection with the death of his mother. The Sumner County Sheriff's Department says the mom, believed to be in her late 40's, was found beaten to death in her Gannett Street home just after midnight. Officials were called to the house in the Creekside subdivision for a fire call. They say the victim's other son called after waking up to the smell of smoke. The Sheriff's Department says the 15-year-old son accused in the death was not home, but was tracked through his cell phone. He is charged with criminal homicide and is scheduled to appear before a judge Tuesday. Police say the teens father passed away a few years ago. Stay with Fox 17 News for continuing coverage. Look for updates on Fox17.com and on Fox 17 News at 9 pm.
Saturday, August 11 2012, 05:59 PM CDT
Couple's bodies found in their Blount County home
May 20, 2013 20:14 GMT
LOUISVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The Blount (blunt) County sheriff's office says preliminary results of autopsies on the bodies of a couple found dead in their home in Louisville (LEW'-ihs-vil) show their deaths are consistent with murder-suicide.
Marian O'Briant said in an email that it appears 54-year-old Steven Adkins shot 53-year-old Rebecca Adkins, then shot himself.
O'Briant said a family member found the bodies Sunday night. It wasn't clear how long they had been dead.
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