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Police: Kingsport man tried to smother ex-girlfriend in plastic

April 26th, 2013 11:15 am by Nick Shepherd

Police: Kingsport man tried to smother ex-girlfriend in plastic

KINGSPORT — A Kingsport man has been charged with attempted murder and kidnapping after allegedly trying to smother his ex-girlfriend with plastic and holding her against her will.


Casey Gibson, 36, Leeland Drive, was arrested and charged with attempted murder, kidnapping, aggravated burglary and theft over $1,000.


The incident occurred when Gibson’s ex-girlfriend showed up at his home to collect some of her belongings. Once she was there, Gibson began screaming at her. He then placed a large piece of plastic on her head causing her to black out.

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