Unsolved Murder Cases

Police Chief

Eve M. Thomas
chiefofpolice@knoxvilletn.gov
(865) 215-7000

800 Howard Baker Jr. Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37915

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UNSOLVED MURDERS / OPEN CASES
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2017
 
Brandon MolesName: Brandon Moles
Age: 22
Location: 1731 Jourolman Avenue
Details: On 01/01/2017, Investigator responded to a shooting at 1731 Jourolman Avenue in Western Heights. Upon arrival victim was being transported to UT ER for treatment for multiple gunshot wounds.
Dwayne GoinesName: Dwayne Goines
Age: 28
Location: 1934 Texas Avenue
Details: On 03/25/2017, Investigator responded to a murder investigation at 1934 Texas Avenue. (behind this location).  Dwayne Goines was transported to Ft. Sanders Hospital by a privately owned vehicle.
Shanna HarmonName: Shanna Harmon
Age. 28
Location: 1100 Chickamauga Avenue
Details: On 05/19/2017, Investigator responded to a shooting at 1100 Chickamauga Avenue. Upon arrival victim was being transported to UT ER for treatment for gunshot wound.
Charles BrownName: Charles Brown
Age: 53
Location: 1921 E. Fifth Avenue
Details: On 05/28/2017, Investigator responded to a murder investigation at 1921 E. Fifth Avenue. Victim had been shot in his front yard and later died of his injuries.
Dorian BlufordName: Dorian Bluford
Age: 35
Location: 231 Leonard Place
Details: On 05/30/2017, Investigator responded to a call at 231 Leonard Place. The victim was found deceased and the investigation is currently on-going.
Jerome LockeName: Jerome Locke
Age: 27
Location: 305 Meadowview Road
Details: On 06/20/2017, Investigator responded to a shooting at 305 Meadowview Road. Upon arrival the victim was found deceased inside a vehicle from multiple gunshot wounds.
Herman BaileyName: Herman Bailey
Age: 34
Location: 1145 West New Street
Details: On 07/23/2017, Investigator responded to a call at 1145 West New Street. Upon arrival the victim had been transported to UT Hospital where he was later pronounced dead on 07/27/2017.
ANthony CashName: Anthony Cash
Age: 26
Location: 2508 Louise Avenue
Details: On 08/10/2017, Investigator responded to a call at 2508 Louise Avenue. where victim was found deceased.
Robert PickleName: Robert Charles Pickle
Age: 51
Location: 1417 McSpadden Street
Details: On 09/19/2017, Investigator responded to 1417 McSpadden Street and found victim laying deceased in home.
Jonathan StewartName: Jonathan Stewart
Age: 33
Location: Selma Avenue / Ben Hur Avenue
Details: On 09/24/2017, Investigator responded to the intersection of Selma Avenue / Ben Hur Avenue where victim was discovered with a gunshot wound.
Abraham OwensName: Abraham Owens
Age: 35
Location: 1601 Peltier Road
Details: On 10/10/2017, Investigator arrived at 1601 Peltier Road. where medical personnel was on scene giving aid to the victim. Victim was later pronounced dead at UT Hospital.
Alfred GriffinName: Alfred Griffin
Age: 37
Location: 1109 McSpadden Street
Details: On 12/23/2017, Investigator responded to 1109 McSpadden Street. where victim had been transported to UT Hospital. Victim later died of his injuries on 12/29/2017.
 
2016
 
Colin JacksonName: Colin Jackson
Age: 25
Location: 2054 Dandridge Avenue
Details: On 09/23/2016, Investigator responded to a shooting at 2054 Dandridge Avenue. The victim was deceased and the investigation is currently on-going.
Benjamin JerniganName: Benjamin Jernigan
Age: 27
Location: Fairfax Avenue / Forsythe Street
Details: On 10/08/2016, Investigator responded to a shooting at Fairfax Avenue / Forsythe Street. Upon arrival the victim was found deceased inside his vehicle from gunshot wound.
Ronald NelsonName: Ronald Nelson
Age: 44
Location: 2531 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue
Details: On 11/04/2016, Investigator responded to a murder at 2531 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue Upon arrival the victim had been transported to UT Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
 
2015
 
Kameron Mills
Name: Kameron Mills
Age: 19
Location: 2029 Goforth Avenue
Details: On 09/20/2015, Victim was found deceased, lying outside of 2029 Goforth Avenue. The house had been vacant for an extended period of time.
Brandon PerryName: Brandon Perry
Age: 23
Location: Green Hills Apartments
Details: On 12/18/2015, Victim found in wrecked vehicle at Green Hills Apartments. He was transported to hospital where he later died.
 
2014
 
Gary CooleyName: Gary Cooley
Age: 57
Location: 4100 Alma Avenue
Details: On 04/29/2014, Investigator arrived at 4100 Alma Avenue. Victims Gary Cooley and Regina Keck were found inside home at Alma Avenue from apparent gunshot wounds.
Regina KeckName: Regina Keck
Age: 46
Location: 4100 Alma Avenue
Details: On 04/29/2014, Investigator arrived at 4100 Alma Avenue. Victims Gary Cooley and Regina Keck were found inside home at Alma Avenue from apparent gunshot wounds.
Paul ShepherdName: Paul Shepherd
Age: 40
Location: Sims Road at Avenue D
Details: On 06/29/2014, Investigator arrived at Sims Road at Avenue D. The victim was a taxi driver and was found with multiple gunshot wounds. 
 
2013
 
Leslie ByfordName: Leslie Byford
Age: 37
Location: 3825 Bonny View Avenue
Details: On 01/05/2013, Investigator responded to a shooting at 3825 Bonny View Avenue. Victim was found in the driver’s seat with a gunshot wound.
DeShawn KingName: DeShawn King
Age: 18
Location: 310 East New Street
Details: On 01/30/2013, Investigator responded to a shooting at 310 East New Street. Victim was found in the vehicle with gunshot wounds.
Conrad WiseName: Conrad Wise
Age: 57
Location: 2247 Western Avenue
Details: On 07/17/2013, Investigator responded to a murder investigation at 2247 Western Avenue. The victim was found at Malcolm Martin Park from apparent gunshot wounds.
Lawrence GrayName: Lawrence Gray
Age: 55
Location: 317 McConnell Street
Details: On 12/06/2013, Investigator responded to 317 McConnell Street. and found victim deceased in field near the recreation center. 
 
2012
 
Jevon SturdivantName: Jevon Montrel Sturdivant
Age: 18
Location: 3400 Block of Ashland Avenue at Andes Street
Details: On 02/22/2012, Investigator responded to 3400 Block of Ashland Avenue at Andes Street to find the victim shot to death in an alley.
Alfred ConleyName: Alfred Conley
Age: 45
Location: 402 McConnell Street, Lot P
Details: On 03/05/2012, Investigator responded to a murder investigation at 402 McConnell Street, Lot P. Victim had been transported to UT Medical Center with multiple gunshot wounds.
Andrew Howell Name: Andrew Howell
Age: 24
Location: 1705 Washington Avenue
Details: On 03/31/2012, Investigator responded to a shooting at 616 Jessamine Street. The original crime scene was discovered at 1705 Washington Avenue. Victim had been transported to UT Medical Center.
Robert Reed Name: Robert Reed, Jr
Age: 28
Location: 1417 Daylily Drive
Details: On 07/09/2012, Investigator responded to a murder at 1417 Daylily Drive. Upon arrival the victim was found deceased with a single gunshot wound. Victim was found behind a closed apartment building that was undergoing renovations.
 
2011
 
Travis WilliamsName: Travis Williams
Age: 30
Location: 2400 Block Linden Avenue
Details: On 05/15/2011, Investigator responded to 2400 Block Linden Avenue after receiving call of a person being shot. Victim was transported to UT Medical Center where he died of his injuries.
Tadaryl HawkinsName: Tadaryl Hawkins
Age: 34
Location: 1147 W. New Street
Details: On 05/23/2011, Investigator responded to 1147 W. New Street. and discovered victim lying on the edge of parking lot. Victim was transported to UT Medical Center where he died of his injuries during surgery.
Robert Ernie RenoName: Robert “Ernie” Reno
Age: 40
Location: 4135 Selma Avenue 
Details: On 11/12/2011, Investigator responded to 4135 Selma Avenue  and discovered victim lying in the yard of a residence with multiple gunshot wounds.
Armando Jesus Carnel alias Jesus PerraName: Armando Jesus Carnel alias Jesus Perra
Age: 20
Location: Walter P. Taylor Homes
Details: On 12/16/2011, Investigator responded to Ft. Sanders Hospital on a shooting investigation. Victim stated he was robbed and shot at Walter P. Taylor Homes. Victim was transported to UT Medical Center for surgery and later died of his injuries.
 
2010
 
Jason MunseyName: Jason Munsey
Age: 38
Location: 5117 Fawnwood Road
Details: On 01/16/2010, Investigator responded to 5117 Fawnwood Road and found victim deceased in his home.
James HundleyName: James Hundley
Age: 78
Location: 1714 Mitchell Street
Details: On 02/06/2010, Investigator responded to a shooting at 1714 Mitchell St. Victim was found in the residence deceased from apparent gunshot wound.
Jamie FennerName: Jamie Fenner
Age: 23
Location: 1955 Pascal Drive - Lonsdale Homes
Details: On 03/28/2010, Investigator responded to a shooting at Lot D of Lonsdale Homes.
 
2009
 
Gina ThackerName: Gina Thacker
Age: 23
Location: 3504 Oak Branch Circle
Details: On 02/08/2009, Investigator responded to 3504 Oak Branch Circle. Victim was found shot to death in her car.
Lester WaltonName: Lester Marvin Walton
Age: 66
Location: 3229 Ashland Avenue
Details: On 03/05/2009, Investigator responded to 3229 Ashland Avenue to find victim shot while he was visiting his mother.
Charles Name: Charles “Austin” Corn
Age: 23
Location: 3700 Spruce Ridge Way
Details: On 05/19/2009, Investigator responded to a shooting at 3700 Spruce Ridge Way at Woodlands Townhouses. Victim had been shot multiple times.
Lamont CarterName: Lamont Carter
Age: 32
Location: Townview Towers Apartments
Details: On 07/12/2009, Investigator responded to a shooting outside of Building C at 1100 Townview Drive in the Townview Towers Apartments complex. Victim was found with a gunshot wound and died at UT Medical Center.
 
2008
 
Jerry Jason BarrettName: Jerry Jason "Jay" Barrett
Age: 35
Location: 3821 Wayne Drive
Details: On 02/17/2008, Investigator responded to 3821 Wayne Drive to find the victim shot lying in the floor.
Curtis McCrawName: Curtis McCraw
Age: 48
Location: 2234 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue
Details: On 04/19/2008, Investigator responded to 2234 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue and discovered victim deceased from apparent gunshot wounds.
Antoine WatkinsName: Antoine Manro Watkins
Age: 27
Location: 3717 Selma Avenue
Details: On 11/23/2008, Investigator responded to 3717 Selma Avenue and discovered victim lying in the back bedroom of the residence.   
Kevin Dewayne Smith JrName: Kevin Dewayne Smith Jr.
Age: 16
Location: 404 S. Hall of Fame Drive
Details: On 12/03/2008, Investigator responded to a shooting call at 404 S. Hall of Fame Drive. Upon arrival the victim was located inside of apartment 404 deceased and appeared to have a gunshot wound.
 
2007
 
Demarcus PageName: Demarcus Page
Age: 17
Location: 3904 Probus Road 
Details: On 05/26/2007, Investigator responded to a shooting call at 3904 Probus Road. Upon arrival the victim was found shot and deceased in the Christenberry Heights housing project.
Jennifer LawName: Jennifer Leeann Law
Age: 24
Location: Boone Street and Hoitt Avenue
Details: On 09/14/2007, Investigator responded to a secluded area on Hoitt Avenue near Boone Street. Investigator discovered the victim’s burned body in an alley.
Charles EarlesName: Charles Earles
Age: 28
Location: 2436 Cavalier Avenue
Details: On 12/06/2007, Investigator responded to 2436 Cavalier Avenue and found the victim deceased from an apparent gunshot wound.
 
2006
 
Edwin ToddName: Edwin Joe Todd
Age: 23
Location: 106 S. Central Street
Details: On 04/27/2006, Investigator responded to 106 S. Central Street and found the victim suffering from a gunshot. Victim located in the back of the parking lot near Willow Avenue in the Old City.
 
2005
 
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Gilbert Marc Grimm
Age: 38
Location:
4507 Upchurch Road
Details: 05/02/2005; Found shot in his home at 4507 Upchurch Road.
Byron BarkerName: Byron Barker
Age: 47
Location: 2424 Midway Road
Details: On 05/03/2005, Byron was reported missing from 2923 Willow Oaks Way. Skeletal remains were not discovered until 11/26/2008 on an East Knoxville farm at 2424 Midway Road.
Unsolved Murder FemaleName: Debbie Smith
Age: 43
Location:
2711 Summit Avenue
Details: 07/31/2005; Found shot lying in grass near a parking lot at 2711 Summit Avenue.
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Joe Lynn Solomon
Age: 61
Location: Corner of Boruff Street & Mitchell Street
Details: 07/10/2005; Found dead under a viaduct at the corner of Boruff Street & Mitchell Street.
 
2004
 
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Shannon Cornell Johnson
Age: 29
Location: 2807 Linden Avenue
Details: 05/08/2004; Found shot multiple times in the bedroom of his girlfriend's home at 2807 Linden Avenue.
Unsolved Murder FemaleName: Patricia Eldridge Mays
Age: 44
Location: 1201 Exeter Avenue
Details: 05/28/2004; Found beaten to death in her home at 1201 Exeter Avenue.
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Leon Williams
Age: 26
Location: S. Bell Street and Nelson Avenue
Details: 07/07/2004; Found shot multiple times near the corner of Nelson Avenue and S. Bell Street.
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Orlando E. Green, Jr.
Age: 21
Location: 1512 Wright Street
Details: 08/23/2004; Found shot and burned in woods near the corner of Wright Street and Mitchell Street.
Rodney L. MinorName: Rodney L. Minor
Age: 38
Location: 2701 Wilson Avenue
Details: 09/09/2004
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Robert Kirby
Age: 34
Location:
208 George Bounds Road
Details: 10/10/2004; Found in the Holston River near 208 George Bounds Road.
 
2003
 
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Dewayne Cortez Harris
Age: 32
Location: 3905 Alma Avenue
Details: 06/04/2003; Found shot in his home at 3905 Alma Avenue.
Troy Pookie DavisName: Troy "Pookey" D. Davis Sr.
Age: 31
Location: 3127 Blount Avenue
Details: 06/25/2003; Found shot at Nova Auto Body Repair Shop at 3127 Blount Avenue. 
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Darron Samuel
Location: 2402 E. 5th Avenue
Details: 07/30/2003
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Brandon Shane Chesney Sr.
Age. 23
Location: 2514 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue
Details: 09/14/2003; Found in front of the Malibu Club at 2514 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue.
 
2002
 
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Jerry Odell Hensley
Age: 57
Location: Middlebrook Pike and Hwy. 129
Details: 02/22/2002; Found beaten to death under a bridge on Middlebrook Pike near Hwy. 129
Christopher Eugene WalkerName: Christopher Eugene Walker
Age: 22
Location: McConnell Street (#352)
Details: 11/10/2002
 
2001
 
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Raymond Kresha Womble
Age: 20
Location: 1226 E. New Street
Details: 04/30/2001; Shot on Burge Avenue
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Leroy Norman Tharp
Age: 59
Location: 2209 N. Central Avenue
Details: 07/05/2001; Found stabbed near a storage trailer at 2209 N. Central Avenue
 
2000
 
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Hubert Leander Yarbrough
Age: 38
Location: 265 McConnell Street
Details: 01/22/2000; Killed in a drive-by shooting near 265 McConnell Street.
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Taurus Demont Stapleton Sullivan
Age: 25
Location: 3535 Lilac Avenue
Details: 02/07/2000
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Duane Lamar McCowan
Age: 24
Location: 320 McConnell Street
Details: 03/09/2000; Found shot in Walter P. Taylor Homes.
Unsolved Murder MaleName: David L. Wyatt
Age: 47
Location: 3004 E. Magnolia Avenue
Details: 05/07/2000; Shot during a gun battle behind the Pilot Convenience Store at 3004 E. Magnolia Avenue.
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Kermit D. Woods
Age: 49
Location: Jackson Avenue
Details: 06/25/2000; Found shot in the chest at the corner of Morgan Street and Jackson Avenue.
 
1999
 
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Damion Boyd
Age: 17
Location: 2440 E. Magnolia Avenue
Details: 03/07/1999
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Christopher Earl
Location: 2615 Wimpole Avenue #92
Details: 06/04/1999
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Ernest Jones
Location: 800 Beaumont Avenue
Details: 07/25/1999
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Paul E. Bonney
Location: 3223 Chapman Hwy.
Details: 08/03/1999; Found beaten to death in a homeless camp behind 3223 Chapman Hwy.
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Christopher Graham
Location: 4420 Candora Street
Details: 09/16/1999
Unsolved Murder FemaleName: Mary E. DeArmond
Age: 52
Location: 2638 Blount Avenue
Details: 09/26/1999
 
1998
 
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Phillip Delantia Wilkerson Jr.
Age: 22
Location: 2111 McCalla Avenue
Details: 01/24/1998; Shot near the Club Royal with Emanuel Oliver Wykle.
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Emanuel Oliver Wykle
Age: 25
Location: 2111 McCalla Avenue
Details: 01/24/1998; Shot near the Club Royal with Phillip Delantia Wilkerson Jr.
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Dennis Ray King
Age: 33
Location: 526 S. Castle Street
Details: 04/19/1998
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Andujar Shakeem Shell
Age: 18
Location: 1837 Riverside Drive
Details: 04/30/1998
Unsolved Murder MaleName: James H. Evans Jr.
Age: 19
Location: 3109 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue
Details: 07/15/1998
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Lamar Carle Slay
Age: 18
Location: 2517 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue
Details: 07/30/1998
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Todd Starks
Location: 2719 Magnolia Avenue
Details: 08/15/1998
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Benjamin W. Browne Jr.
Age: 43
Location: 2327 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue
Details: 11/20/1998; Found shot in the chest in a car at 2327 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Tavorres Delsalvio Weston Sr.
Age: 26
Location: Boyd’s Bridge Pike
Details: 12/24/1998
 
1997
 
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Robert Eugene Thomas
Location: 123 S. Chestnut Street
Details: 03/01/1997
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Jerry Dyer
Location: 5113 Montrose Road
Details: 04/25/1997
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Michael Jones
Location: Magnolia Avenue
Details: 05/20/1997
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Terry Morelock
Location: 400 Lovell Road
Details: 05/29/1997
Unsolved Murder MaleName: James Douglas Macarthur Coclough
Age: 55
Location: 1701 Crestview Street
Details: 06/30/1997
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Joe Thomas Jones III
Location: Walter P. Taylor Homes
Details: 08/17/1997
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Benny G. Jones Jr.
Location: 1600 Island Home Avenue
Details: 10/13/1997
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Bobby Bussy
Location: 2815 Badgett Drive
Details: 10/14/1997
 
1996
 
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Frances McNeill Worthington
Age: 77
Location: 2022 Price Avenue
Details: 01/01/1996
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Hai Nguyen
Location: Shea Street
Details: 03/24/1996
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Phillip Jerome Moore
Location: 2514 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue
Details: 06/22/1996
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Shawn Demarcus Roberts
Age: 22
Location: 11748 Snyder Road
Details: 12/07/1996
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Shawn D. Siler
Location: Cherry Street and I-40
Details: 12/14/1996
 
1995
 
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Willie James Stenson
Age: 45
Location: Texas Avenue and Western Avenue
Details: 01/09/1995
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Jimmy Smith
Location: 2529 Woodbine Avenue
Details: 01/15/1995
James ArpName: James Arp
Age: 19
Location: Callaway Street and W. Fifth Avenue
Details: 08/02/1995
 
1994
 
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Tyrone Sharp
Location: 740 Chestnut Street
Details: 02/09/1994
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Richard Allison Sweat
Age: 50
Location: 300 W. Woodland Avenue
Details: 02/24/1994
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Jerry L. Hutchings
Age: 54
Location: 1400 Cline Street
Details: 07/13/1994
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Phillip Etter
Location: 3833 Ivy Street
Details: 10/26/1994
Unsolved Murder FemaleName: Carrie Romine
Location: 733 E. Fifth Avenue
Details: 11/20/1994
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Kojak M. Lewis
Location: 1929 E. Fifth Avenue
Details: 12/29/1994
 
1993
 
Unsolved Murder MaleName: William Terry Upshaw
Age: 36
Location: Neyland Drive
Details: 08/09/1993
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Richard Scott Clayton
Age: 29
Location: Pleasant Ridge Road
Details: 09/04/1993
Unsolved Murder MaleName: William Morgan
Location: Blackstock Avenue and I-40
Details: 11/28/1993
 
1992
 
Unsolved Murder MaleName: George Robert King Sr.
Age: 50
Location: 4502 Holston Drive
Details: 03/22/1992
 
1991
 
Unsolved Murder MaleName: John Cook
Location: Merchants Rd. at I-75
Details: 03/23/1991
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Gregory Buford
Location: Knox Area
Details: 04/09/1991
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Herbert Hammock
Location: 985 Wray Street
Details: 06/27/1991
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Dennis Ballard
Location: 301 Mulvaney Street
Details: 09/02/1991
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Seng Tan
Location: 5100 N. Broadway Street
Details: 10/19/1991
 
1990
 
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Timothy Turner
Location: 2500 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue
Details: 04/22/1990
 
1989
 
Unsolved Murder FemaleName: Tanesha Miller
Age: 6
Location: 1403 W. Oldham Avenue #244
Details: 01/18/1989; Found with Demarcus Miller and Eula Miller
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Demarcus Miller
Age: 9
Location: 1403 W. Oldham Avenue #244
Details: 01/18/1989; Found with Tanesha Miller and Eula Miller
Unsolved Murder FemaleName: Eula Miller
Age: 28
Location: 1403 W. Oldham Avenue #244
Details: 01/18/1989; Found with Tanesha Miller and Demarcus Miller
Unsolved Murder FemaleName: Deborah Pearson
Location: I-640 East
Details: 06/12/1989
Mark Tony WilliamsName: Mark Anthony "Tony" Williams
Age: 24
Location: Cherry Street
Details: 07/07/1989; Knoxville Police Department Patrolman Williams was shot in the back and killed while riding his motorcycle off duty.
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Edward Crabtree
Location: Henley Street and Western Avenue
Details: 09/24/1989
Unsolved Murder FemaleName: Debra Mays
Location: 3115 Boright Street
Details: 10/08/1989
 
1988
 
Unsolved Murder FemaleName: Norma Jean Crawley
Location: 2500 Block of Wilson Avenue
Details: 04/02/1988
Unsolved Murder FemaleName: Jane Doe
Location: Coster Shop Rail Yard; off Heiskell Avenue
Details: 08/30/1988
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Robert Jenkins
Location: Western Avenue off Blackstock Avenue
Details: 10/26/1988
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Richard Blair
Location: 2304 E. 5th Avenue
Details: 11/15/1988
Unsolved Murder MaleName: William Robert Petro
Age: 33
Location: Muhammond Drive
Details: 12/02/1988
 
1987
 
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Brian Ross
Location: 1800 Block College Street
Details: 01/01/1987
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Lorenzo Dixon
Location: 2410 McCalla Avenue
Details: 08/02/1987
 
1986
 
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Willie Darden
Location: 300 Walker Springs Apt. 18-D
Details: 03/02/1986
 
1985
 
Information not available.
 
1984
 
Terry Lynn KirklandName: Terry Lynn Kirkland
Age: 23
Location: Patsy Avenue & Buck Toms Park
Details: 04/13/1984; Found beaten and stabbed to death near Patsy Avenue & Buck Toms Park.

 

 
1983
 
Unsolved Murder MaleName: James Harris
Location: Unknown location
Details: 04/20/1983
 
1982
 
Avery Peaches ShortsName: Avery Vernie "Peaches" Shorts
Age: 6
Location:
Unknown location
Details: Went missing 12/26/1980 from Montgomery Village Housing Project Apt. 243 in South Knoxville; Body found 01/23/82 off Singleton Station Road in Blount County buried under a cattle chute with a wire wrapped around neck.
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Fred Bailey
Location: Golden Gloves Arena
Details: 02/27/82
 
1981
 
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Claude Eans
Location: 5005 Inksip Road
Details: 01/13/1981
Unsolved Murder FemaleName: Angela Satterfield
Location: 2559 Parkview Avenue
Details: 03/08/1981
Unsolved Murder FemaleName: Glenda Nolan
Location: 2115 Bethel Avenue - Apt. 379n
Details: 05/30/1981
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Edward Forton
Location: Gay Street at Vine Avenue
Details: 07/19/1981
Unsolved Murder FemaleName: Katherine Ewing
Location: Fort Loudon Lake
Details: 09/26/1981
 
1980
 
Unsolved Murder MaleName: James Thomas
Location: 1618 University Avenue
Details: 04/19/1980
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Alfred Helton
Location: 303 Locust Street
Details: 06/09/1980
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Tracy Guy
Location: 200 Townview Drive
Details: 11/08/1980
 
1979
 
Unsolved Murder FemaleName: Eleanor Porter
Location: 2023 Chicago Avenue
Details: 04/02/1979
Unsolved Murder FemaleName: Emma Brewer
Location: 2215 Western Avenue
Details: 12/17/1979
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Frank Thames
Location: 2243 Orange Avenue
Details: 12/20/1979
 
1978
 
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Thomas Long
Location: L&N Train Yard
Details: 09/21/1978
 
1970-1977
 
Information not available
 
1969
 
Unsolved Murder MaleName: Hubert Johnson
Location: Fort Loudon Lake
Details: 09/14/1969
Unsolved Murder FemaleName: Murel Marie
Location: Fort Loudon Lake
Details: 09/14/1969
 
1968
 
Rose BuschName: Rose Busch
Age: 64
Location: 1026 Kennesaw Avenue
Details: 11/19/1968; Found dead in her home with blows to the head and knife wounds to her body.