Sheriff investigating Maryville slaying

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MARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Blount County Sheriff James Lee Berrong says his office is investigating the slaying of a Maryville man.

A news release from Berrong's office says 66-year-old Arthur Walter Downey was pronounced dead at his home Monday.

Family members found Downey unresponsive around 12:30 a.m. EDT and called the sheriff's office.

Anyone with information about the death should call (865) 273-5001 during normal business hours or the 24-hour hotline at (865) 273-5200.


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