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Robert “Gus” Gossert

33-year-old Robert “Gus” Gossert was found shot dead in his car off Watt Road on August 10, 1976. Gossert coined the phrase “Doo Wop” and was known as the “curly-headed kid.” He worked for radio station owner Johnny Pirkle as a disc jockey for WOKI-FM.

If you have any information please call the Knox County Sheriff's Office Cold Case Unit at (865)-215-3520/3590 or e-mail coldcase@knoxsheriff.org.

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