Deputies investigating possible homicide in McMinn County

ATHENS, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The McMinn County Sheriff's Office is investigating a possible homicide in Athens.

Deputies say 20-year-old Tyler Womack was found shot to death at a home on County Road 172.

It happened around noon Friday.

Deputies say Womack went across the street to his neighbor's, and that's where they say his grandmother found him dead.

Investigators say they do not have any suspects at this time.


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