Man Turns Himself In To Marion Authorities After Double Murder Near The Kentucky Line

Monday, December 6, 2010

A man turned himself in to Marion County authorities on Sunday after a double murder in Henry County, Tn.

Authorities said Edward Taylor called 911 around 11 a.m. and said he had run out of gas on I-24. He said he was tired of running.

The bodies of 76-year-old Barbara Walker and 80-year-old Guy Walker were found in their home in Henry County on Friday.

Taylor was driving the couple's truck, it was stated.

The Walkers lived at Buchanan, Tn.

He was quickly returned to Henry County.


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