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September 13, 2013
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4 found shot dead in car in Tenn. suspect in custody

The car was found parked next to a former mountain resort, 1 woman and 3 teens were inside

Associated Press

CRAB ORCHARD, Tenn. — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says it has arrested a suspect in the shooting deaths of four people in a car in a former resort.

TBI Director Mark Gwyn said in a press conference Friday that Jacob Allen Bennett was arrested on a parole violation in Rhea County late Thursday. Gwyn said law enforcement officials "believe that we have the person that committed these crimes."

A car containing the bodies was discovered by a resident of the community about 50 miles west of Knoxville on Thursday morning. The victims were identified as 22-year-old Danielle Jacobson, 16-year-old John Lajeunesse and two 17-year-olds, Steven Presley and Dominic Davis.

Law enforcement officials declined to discuss any possible motives for the shootings.

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Copyright 2013 Associated Press






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