Identity of Bledsoe homicide victim released

Identity of Bledsoe homicide victim released

February 23rd, 2009 by Ben Benton in Local - Breaking News

PIKEVILLE, Tenn. - TBI officials today released the identity of a man killed Saturday in Bledsoe County.

Donny Lawson, 44, of Pikeville was killed at a home on Norwood Road, TBI spokeswoman Kristin Helm said.

TBI agents and the Bledsoe County sheriff's office filed felony murder charges against Preston Parker, 30, Clinton Allen Watson, 36, and Ray Anthony Tullos, 47, all of Pikeville, Ms. Helm said.

Ms. Helm said the deadly incident happened during a cookout Saturday at the Norwood Road home, but she did not release any details.

Bledsoe County authorities have not released any information on the incident. Sheriff Jimmy Morris said today that detectives were still conducting an investigation.