Haslam Announces Reward In Sevierville Hit-And-Run Death Of Cordell Breighner In 2017

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Governor Bill Haslam announced a $2,500 reward for information leading to the apprehension, arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the death of Cordell Breighner on July 15, 2017.

 

Mr. Breighner was struck and killed by a vehicle off Old Knoxville Highway near Owenby Drive in Sevierville on July 15, 2017 during the early morning hours.

He was 19.

 

“We ask anyone with knowledge of the case to come forward to help bring to justice whoever is responsible for this crime,” Governor Haslam said.

 

Sevier County District Attorney General James Dunn requested the reward from the governor to help generate information in this case.

 

Anyone with information about the case is encouraged to contact Detective Preston Parrish of the Sevierville Police Department at 865 453-5507.



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