TN Skyhawks Head Coach Anthony Stewart Dies Unexpectedly Sunday

KNOX COUNTY, TN. (THECOUNT) — Anthony Stewart, head coach of the Skyhawks at University of Tennessee at Martin, died unexpectedly on Sunday. He was 50 years old.

Stewart, 50, was found dead Sunday just before the start of his fifth season with the team.

According to reports, school officials informed the team about Stewart’s death late Sunday afternoon.

Originally from Akron, Ohio, Stewart played basketball and baseball at Mount Union. He began coaching in 2001 at Columbus State Community College. He was an assistant at Long Beach State from 2004-2006, Wyoming, Southern Illinois and Ohio University

One of his sons, Parker Stewart, recently transferred from the University of Pittsburgh after the 2017-2018 season. He was voted pre-season All-Ohio Valley Conference ahead of this season, reports WKYT.

A cause of death was not provided.

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Geo quick facts: Knox County is a county in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 432,226, making it the third-most populous county in Tennessee. It ranks as the 153rd-most populous county or county-equivalent in the nation – Wikipedia.

TN Businessmen Joe & Jim Clayton ID’d As Victims In Monday Night Knoxville Fatal Helicopter Crash

KNOX COUNTY, TN. (THECOUNT) — Joe and Jim Clayton, of Knoxville, Tennessee, founders of Clayton Auto and Clayton Homes, were identified as victims in a Monday night helicopter crash in Knox County on Monday.

Joe, 84, was killed in the crash that injured 86-year-old Jim, after the helicopter went down in the Tennessee River on Monday.

According to reports, the Claytons, John McBride and Flynt Griffin, were aboard a helicopter when it crashed in Knoxville Monday around 8 p.m.

“I am devastated and completely heartbroken by the loss of my wonderful brother, Joe,” Jim Clayton said. “Joe and I were as close as two brothers can be, and, as only siblings, we have supported each other since growing up together on a farm in West Tennessee and as business partners for decades. My thoughts and concerns are totally for Joe’s family right now.”

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Geo quick facts: Knox County is a county in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 432,226, making it the third-most populous county in Tennessee. It ranks as the 153rd-most populous county or county-equivalent in the nation – Wikipedia.

SC Woman Karen Boyce ID’d As Victim In Saturday Fatal Greenville SUV-Vs-Pickup Collision

GREENVILLE, SC. (THECOUNT) — Karen Burroughs Boyce, of Greenville, South Carolina, has been identified as the victim in a Saturday morning Greenville city limits two-vehicle crash.

Boyce, 62, was traveling as a passenger in a blue SUV Saturday around 8:21 when it attempted to make a left-hand turn off N Academy St, near McPherson Park, and collided with a sliver pickup truck traveling on N Main St, according to police.

The truck made contact with the passenger portion of the SUV causing the vehicle to slam into a light pole.

Boyce was pronounced dead at the scene of multiple blunt force trauma injuries consistent with the violent collision.

When interviewed, both drivers indicated they had the right of way.

The crash remains under investigation.

Traffic engineering, GPD Traffic Reconstruction Unit and the coroner responded to the accident. Continue reading

Knox County Public School Teacher Brian Justice ID’d As Monday Crash Fatality

KNOX COUNTY, KY. (THECOUNT) — Brian Justice, a teacher at the Knox County Learning Academy, has been identified as the victim involved in a multiple-vehicle crash.

Officials with the Knox County Public Schools confirmed Monday morning that teacher, Justice, died in a crash.

Justice, whose age was not provided, worked at the Knox County Public Schools for two years. He also helped coach the Lynn Camp football team. Before working at Knox County Public Schools, he was an educator in Tennessee.

Schools officials said students at the Knox County Learning Academy, located at, 135 Wall St, Barbourville, KY, have the opportunity Monday to talk to counselors. Continue reading

Louisville Man Jonathan Beeler ID’d As Body Pulled From TN Ft. Loudoun Lake Thursday

FT. LOUDOUN LAKE, TN. (THECOUNT) — Jonathan Beeler, of Louisville, KY, has been identified as the victim who drown while visiting Ft. Loudoun Lake Thursday.

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency announced Friday that the body recovered on Thursday from the Carl Cowan Park area lake was 40-year-old “Jon” Beeler.

According to officials, a person fishing in the area spotted an unoccupied boat and alerted officials.

The vessel was later found to contain food and other items consistent with a recent fishing trip. The keys were also found in the ignition of the boat.

A fisherman discovered an unoccupied boat floating on the water near Carl Cowan Park & Northshore Drive Thursday afternoon; it contained food, fishing gear and still had keys in the ignition. Continue reading

TN POLICE: Missing Knoxville Man Daniel Downer Gavin Found Dead

KNOX COUNTY, TN. (THECOUNT) — Daniel Downer Gavin, of Knoxville, TN, has been located deceased. A cause of death has not been provided.

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office was asking for help locating the missing Knox County man. That search has now concluded with the discovery of a body, identified as, 60-year-old Gavin.

60-year-old Daniel Downer Gavin was last seen by his family on Wednesday, August 22nd around 8:30 a.m. at his home on Winding Way Road in West Knox County. Gavin is a white male, approximately 5’11 and 170 pounds. It is unknown what he was wearing when he left his home on Wednesday morning. Continue reading

First Tennessee Bank Teller Rekia Kinnebrew ID’d As Victim In Cherry Street Fatal Shooting

Rekia Kinnebrew has been identified as the Knoxville woman found shot dead in a Cherry Street residence.

Police responded near 5th Avenue and N. Cherry Street around 3 a.m. Sunday morning on reports of gunshots heard in the area.

Upon arrival to the area, investigators discovered a woman suffering from multiple gunshot wounds inside a home located at 401 S Cherry St, Knoxville, TN. Continue reading

TN School In Shock After Popular UT Student Dies During Ace Miller Boxing Match

Popular UT junior, Tanner Wray, tragically passed away during a boxing match at the Expo Center Friday night.

Wray was said to be was walking to his corner after the end of the second round when he collapsed on the mat and didn’t get up. He was rushed to UT Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Students have already began sharing their condolences on social media.

The second night of the annual Boxing Weekend tournament was called off early after one of the boxers collapsed between rounds and was taken away for medical attention. Continue reading

Josh Dozier Frightening FB Post Weeks Before Strangling Father Doug To Death In Knoxville

Knoxville police has identified, Joshua Dozier, as the Tennessee man accused of murdering his father, Doug Dozier, during an argument.

Police responded to 206 Gayview Drive Saturday after receiving multiple calls reporting an argument occurring at the apartment complex.

Upon arrival at around 10:38 p.m., officers approached the residence and Joshua immediately slammed the door shut. Through a window, officers observed a male lying on the floor not moving.

They entered the apartment and discovered that the male was deceased. Officers discovered another male, Joshua Dozier, armed with a gun inside the apartment, and was immediately detained. Officers found that the suspect, Dozier, was angry when he went to his father’s residence on Gayview Drive to confront him. The father, Douglas Dozier, was killed in the fight, and KPD reports that Douglas Dozier worked for the Knox County Sheriff’s Office. Continue reading

MASSIVE Cell Phone OUTAGE Strikes Tennessee Alabama Kentucky

A widespread cellular coverage outage has struck in the southeast for AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon customers.

Local reports says, large outages are currently plaguing customers in Nashville, Chattanooga, and Knoxville in Tennessee, as well as parts of Alabama and Kentucky.

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Sprint has confirmed that it’s experiencing problems in Kentucky: Continue reading