A woman was found dead on Sunday morning at 8912 Lovell Road, and police are seeking a "person of interest" in the case.
Deputies responded to that location at approximately 8 a.m. on a suspicious death. On arrival "deputies found a dead female in her 30s deceased from an apparent homicide."
A person of interest has been identified as Terry Releford, 34. He is descibed as 6’2” and 230 pounds. He was last seen driving a 1994 red Dodge Ram, tag # G4090B.
Officials said, "The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office is concerned about the public’s safety and is requesting that if seen no one approach Mr.
Releford as he is considered armed and dangerous."
Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the Sheriff’s Dispatcher at 423-622-0022.
Releford is in the Tennessee Sex Offender Registry at the 8912 Lovell Road address.
It says he had two aggravated rape cases in 1997.