Blount County Sheriff’s Office investigating homicide of Maryville man
From Staff Reports
The Blount County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the homicide of a Maryville man that occurred early this morning.
Arthur Walter Downey, 66, Turkey Pen Branch Road, was pronounced dead on the scene at his residence.
According to a press release, the Sheriff’s Office responded to Downey’s residence at approximately 12:30 this morning after family members found him unresponsive.
The Criminal Investigation Division is investigating the incident. Those with information should call the Criminal Investigation Division during normal business hours at 865-273-5001, the 24-hour anonymous Crime Hotline at 865-273-5200, or leave a tip on the Text-a-Tip link on the Sheriff’s Office web site at http://www.bcso.com .
This story will be updated as more information becomes available.