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Kingsport man charged with attempted murder, arson

Rain Smith, Kingsport Times News • Oct 7, 2019 at 3:04 PM

BLOUNTVILLE — A man who allegedly tried to kill his former girlfriend and set fire to her Kingsport home has been arrested by police in Hamblen County.

Nathaniel White-Young, 30, was taken into custody on Monday morning.The previous afternoon he allegedly attacked a woman at her residence in the 400 block of Fordtown Road, where neighbors located her unconscious in the yard.

According to an incident report at the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office, the 37-year-old victim had a severe head injury and possibly broken bones. She was transported from the scene by EMS and remained hospitalized on Monday. Our partners at the Kingsport Times News have more.

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