Elderly couple found dead in East Knox. home

KNOX COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT)- Sheriff's department investigators are searching for answers, after an elderly East Knox County couple are found in their home.

The Sheriff's Department says family members found the bodies of 70 year old William Smith and his 67 year old wife, Lois, shortly after 6 last evening-- in thier Thorngrove Pike home.

Investigators say there is no sign of foul play or forced entry into the home.

Both bodies will under-go an autopsy to determine the cause of death.

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  • by Glenda Location: Knoxville on Apr 21, 2011 at 10:19 AM
    Lois the wife was mentally ill and had attempted to kill her husband on 3 other occassions. She has finally gotten away with it. May he rest in peace now that they are seperated.


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