REWARD GOES UP TO $100,000 FOR INFORMATION LEADING TO ARREST OF MURDER SUSPECT
The Blount County Sheriff’s Office increased the reward yesterday for information leading to Kenneth DeHart’s arrest to $100,000.
Deputy Greg McCowan was shot and killed last Thursday night during a traffic stop in the 4900 block of Sevierville Road. A second deputy, Shelby Eggers, was also shot in the leg and returned fire. She was treated at a hospital and has been released.
DeHart is charged with first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder, and being a felon in possession of a handgun.
He has been added to the TBI 10 Most Wanted list.
Anyone with information is asked to call 1-800-TBI-FIND or 865-981-7125.