Knox County Sheriff - Sheriff J.J. Jones
Here We Go Again!
The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is again on a snow plan, which means officers are only responding to life threatening incidents. The back roads are still dangerous and drivers are urged to stay at home if possible. In the event of a wreck without injury, KCSO asks that drivers exchange information.
Don't Get Out
The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is on a snow plan, which means officers are responding to emergencies only. Sheriff Jimmy “J.J.” Jones urges everyone to stay off the roads. In the event of a wreck without injury, drivers should exchange information.
Fatal Fire Most Likely Caused by Wood Stove
The Knox County Sheriff’s Office Fire Investigation Unit has determined that Thursday's Keck Road fatal fire was accidental and appears to have started in the vicinity of the wood stove. Investigators cannot confirm exactly how the fire started due to the amount of damage surrounding the wood stove.
The Knox County Medical Examiner’s Office determined that all three victims died from smoke inhalation.
Fatal Fire Investigation Continues