Knox County Sheriff - Sheriff J.J. Jones
Knox County Sheriff News
East Knox County Couple Found Dead
The Knox County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a couple found dead in their East Knox County home early Wednesday evening. Family members found 70 year old William Alvis Smith and his 67 year old wife, Lois dead in their home at 5833 Thorngrove Pike shortly after 6 p.m.
The preliminary investigation indicates no forced entry into the house or any signs of foul play. The bodies were taken to the University of Tennessee Forensics Center for an autopsy to determine the cause of death.