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Autopsy ordered for Johnson County woman found dead with gunshot wound to chest

Staff reports • Oct 4, 2012 at 4:15 PM

MOUNTAIN CITY — Local and state law enforcement agencies are investigating the shooting death of a Johnson County woman on Wednesday evening.

Johnson County Sheriff Mike Reece said his department was dispatched by 911 to Dry Hill Road. He said upon arrival, his deputies found Uvette Bunton, 29, with a gunshot wound to her chest.

Reece said the scene was secured and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations was called to assist with the investigation.

Bunton was taken to the Quillen College of Medicine for an autopsy. Reece said the investigation is ongoing.

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