Feds probe possible Nashville hate crime

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- FBI investigators are meeting with Metro Nashville police looking into a possible hate crime.

A police spokeswoman says Robert Utley heard someone banging on the door of his home early Monday morning and opened it to find a cross atop a pile of burning newspapers and a noose hanging from the gutter.

Police spokeswoman Kristin Mumford say there was also a note with racial threats against Utley and a female co-worker.

There were 18 hate crimes documented in Nashville last year.

Information from: The Tennessean, http://www.tennessean.com

(Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


You must be logged in to post comments.

Username:
Password (case sensitive):
Remember Me:

WVLT VOLUNTEER TV

6450 Papermill Drive Knoxville, TN 37919 Phone - (865) 450-8888; Fax - (865) 450-8869
Copyright © 2015 WVLT-TV Inc. - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 12357741 - local8now.com/a?a=12357741
Gray Television, Inc.