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Suspected Murder-Suicide in Tracy City

Posted on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 5:04 pm

UPDATED 8:50 pm


Grundy County Sheriff Clint Shrum has released the names of the couple involved in today’s murder-suicide: 62-year-old Renee Oliver and 64-year-old Richard Oliver.

Shrum says they believe Richard shot Renee multiple times, before killing himself.

GCSO is still working to uncover what happened that lead to the muder-suicide.


Original story

Grundy County Sheriff Clint Shrum has released the following on the suspected murder-suicide that occurred on the afternoon of April 17, 2019, in Tracy City.

“At approximately 2:26 p.m., deputies were dispatched to 3086 Flat Branch Road, in Tracy City, Tennessee,

when a caller reported two people dead inside a home. When deputies arrived, they found a 62-year-old

female and a 64-year-old male deceased from what appears to be a murder-suicide. Investigators are

on the scene collecting evidence and statements.”


Sheriff Clint Shrum says both bodies will be sent to the Medical Examiner’s office in Nashville for an autopsy.