Mowbray Mountain Man Shot And Killed On Hotwater Road Sunday Afternoon; Case Still Unsolved

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

A 69-year-old Mowbray Mountain man was shot and killed Sunday afternoon on Hotwater Road. He was identified as Roger Kelley.

At approximately 5 p.m., Hamilton County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to the 1600 block of Hotwater Road for the report of a person shot. Upon arrival, deputies found one deceased person who had an apparent gunshot wound. 

According to the Hamilton County Medical Examiner’s report, Roger Kelley’s cause of death was due to a gunshot and the manner of death has been ruled a homicide. 

No suspect has been detained or apprehended at this time. 

The Sheriff's Office continues to actively investigate Sunday’s incident on Mowbray Mountain and detectives are following up on any and all leads pertaining to the ongoing investigation. 

If anyone has any information regarding this shooting, please contact the HCSO Criminal Investigations Division at 423 209-8940.  



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