Man Charged in Knoxville Stabbing

Knoxville (WVLT) - One person is in custody and facing charges in connection with an overnight stabbing.

KPD officials say they found the body of 45-year-old Timothy Tipton at his home on Brice Street near Coker Avenue just before midnight Monday night.

A short time later, officials discovered 45-year-old Patrick Owens, a neighbor of Tipton, walking down Valley View.

Police say Owens and Tipton began arguing Monday night, when Owens pulled a knife.

Another woman, 46-year-old Teresa Woods, was cut twice during the altercation.

Owens has been charged with one count of second degree murder.

More charges could be filed as the investigation continues.

He is being held on a $100,000 bond.


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