KPD e-News Release: Kingsport Detectives Investigating Suspicious Death of Child

Kingsport Police Department

David Quillin, Chief of Police

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

SUBJECT: Kingsport Detectives Investigating Suspicious Death of Child
DATE: August 6, 2018
CASE #: 18-022609
On August 5, 2018 at approximately 10:15 AM, Kingsport Police Patrol Officers were dispatched to a residence in the Colonial Heights area of Kingsport in reference to a deceased 4 year old child. Detectives from the K.P.D. Criminal Investigations Division are currently investigating this incident as a suspicious death.

The child’s body has been sent to the E.T.S.U. Quillen College of Medicine for an autopsy by the Medical Examiner to determine cause of death. Due to the extremely sensitive nature of this active investigation and the minor age of the decedent, absolutely no additional information can or will be released at this time.

Thomas M. Patton, Public Information Officer

Kingsport Police Department Professional Standards Unit

423-229-9433 (Desk) • 423-224-2786 (FAX)


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