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Body found in Kingsport apartment, 67-year-old charged with murder

Rain Smith, Kingsport Times News • Aug 3, 2018 at 12:06 PM

KINGSPORT — The Thursday discovery of a woman's body in a Kingsport apartment has led to the arrest of a city man.

Sammy R. Sandidge, 67, is charged with first-degree murder. The deceased, who police are not identifying at this time, was found in his residence in the Maple Oaks Apartments complex, located on Oak Street off of East Center Street.

On Friday morning, Kingsport police were releasing few details on the case. KPD Public Information Officer Tom Patton said an investigation was still in the early stages.

Read more from our media partners at the Kingsport Times News.

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