Breaking news: Suspect in Blount deputy’s slaying captured

Published 4:09 pm Tuesday, February 13, 2024

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By Buzz Trexler

Star Correspondent

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Blount County Sheriff’s Office reported on its Facebook page that Kenneth Wayne DeHart Jr., 42, who was being sought in the death of Deputy Greg McCowan, 43,  and the wounding of Deputy Shelby Eggers, 22, was captured in Knoxville today.

More to come.