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Tennessee Soldier Who Just Got Back From Deployment Found Tied Up and Shot Dead In His House

A Tennessee soldier who had simply returned from deployment was discovered tied up and shot lifeless in his residence, authorities stated.

Jacob Dean Bishop, 35, was discovered lifeless by his mom at his residence in Lenoir City within the early hours of October 1, the Loudon County Sheriff’s Office stated. The father of two had been bodily sure and shot a number of occasions.

The sheriff’s workplace stated it responded to a name on Shaw Ferry Road North at round 7.45 a.m. on October 1 and located Bishop unconscious and unresponsive.

Sheriff Tim Guider stated, “Once patrol deputies arrived on scene, it was quickly determined that foul play was involved and that the male was a victim of a homicide.”

Investigators with the sheriff’s workplace stated that the reason for loss of life was dominated a murder primarily based on preliminary particulars and {that a} homicide investigation was launched.

Bishop had returned residence a couple of months in the past after a yearlong deployment in Poland with the Tennessee Army National Guard.

Guider stated, “We continue to work tirelessly and around the clock to bring the party, or parties, responsible for the murder of a U.S. soldier to justice and to provide the Bishop family with some form of closure.” He identified that “Jacob Bishop was a father of two and one of our nation’s guardians.”

Guider added, “We have been pursuing multiple leads, spending countless hours around the clock, in our search for clues that we need to lead us to the party or parties responsible for the tragic killing of another.”

Investigators don’t imagine Bishop’s slaying was a random killing. But the sheriff’s workplace stated that though the crime is believed to be an remoted incident, the suspect or suspects needs to be thought-about “armed and dangerous.”

They are in search of details about a white SUV that witnesses stated they noticed within the space a number of days earlier than the incident and leaving the day on the day of Bishop’s killing.

Brittany Kindred, who recognized herself as Bishop’s fiancée on Facebook, urged anybody with details about the case to return ahead.


She beforehand paid tribute to Bishop, calling him “the love of my life” and “my guardian angel.”

Anyone with details about Bishop, his associates or the automobile of curiosity is urged to name the Loudon County Sheriff’s Office at 865-986-4823.

Tennessee Soldier Who Just Got Back From Deployment Found Tied Up and Shot Dead In His House
Jacob Bishop, 35, was discovered lifeless by his mom at his residence in Lenoir City, Tennessee, within the early hours of October 1. Tennessee Department of Safety

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