Sheriff backed triple-homicide suspect's early release
Letter to parole board from prior jail term stated 'I have come to see Adam as a very trustworthy man.'
By Natalie Neysa Alund
NEWPORT, Tenn. — Almost one year ago, the sheriff of Cocke County touted the early release of an inmate serving time for a triple stabbing.
Under the law, felon Adam L. Edwards was eligible for early release from his six-year prison sentence.