Skip to comments.Tenn. prosecutor releases redacted autopsy report on election official found in burning car
Posted on 11/17/2010 6:49:03 PM PST by The Magical Mischief Tour
MADISONVILLE, Tenn. A redacted autopsy report of an East Tennessee election commissioner whose body was discovered in a burning car shows he was shot three times in the head and suffered blunt force trauma.
The redacted information includes details from the external examination of the body, descriptions of the gunshot wounds and a description of the blunt force injury.
Miller's body was found in the trunk of a burning car on a rural road in the county on July 17. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation previously said he died from gunshot wounds and the manner of death has been ruled a homicide.
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I wonder if the redacted info shows the gun used was a Glock 22 (Police issue) and the weapon used to strike him with was possibly an ASP Baton?
Just speculation on my part... but considering the history of Monroe County Tennessee you have to ask.
Funny how your "speculations" always point in one direction. Even if your "speculations" (delusions) are absolutely correct, I must ask the following. In your delusional world do all Glock 22s belong to police? Further, do only police have ASP Batons?
Funny. I thought anyone could buy a Glock 22 (or any other model of Glock) or a variety of expandable Batons.
Wasn't Tennessee the state where they allowed one of their neighbors homes to burn down for failing to a fee or tax?
Still does not erase the fact that the TBI was then and by all local accounts is still looking at the law enforcement angle to this crime.
Tell me Freedom Warrior do you live in Tennessee? Do you live in Monroe County TN or close to it?
Do you have relatives their, who can tell you what the locals are talking about?
Or are you just on another ad hominem attack?
C’mon...this is an obvious case of suicide....
Do you know the history between the Election Commission Chairman and the Monroe COunty TN Sheriff?
Who Killed Election Commission Chairman? (Republican ECC from Monroe Co. Tennessee)
News Channel 9 ^ | 07/21/2010 | News Channel 9
Posted on July 21, 2010 6:51:28 PM CDT by The Magical Mischief Tour
Two questions remain on everyone’s mind in Monroe County - who killed an election commission chairman, and why?
A lot of people in Monroe County are suspicious about the killing that happened as some hotly contested political races are underway.
We’ve learned Wednesday investigators are looking into Jim Miller’s past and his connections with people.
Monroe County elections administrator James Brown has known Jim Miller for 20 years.
“It’s unbelievable to me, devastating, Jim was a man I talked with daily,” Brown said.
Miller joined the Monroe County Elections Commission last year and was most recently it’s chairman. The staunch republican, farmer and excavating business owner has a lot of connections, and rivals in Monroe County where early voting in several very close races is underway.
A deputy found Miller’s burning car on a remote road Saturday evening. His body was stuffed in the trunk.
Early voter Ronnie Best said outside the elections office “it caught me way off guard, I thought it’s awful close to election time, I think there’s something fishy.”
“it surprised the hound out of me, I wouldn’t have ever thought something like that, figure there’s foul play in it somehow by him being the chairman of the commission,” Bob Watson said.
“I think it’s kind of fishy, but that’s just me,” Helen Stanton said.
There are even suspicions about Monroe County Sheriff’s Deputy Kenny Hope, who is now suspended in connection with the investigation.
Sheriff Bill Bivens will not saying anything about the investigation or the suspended deputy. He won’t even release the incident report from Saturday night.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation confirms Miller was shot in the head before his body burned, according to their autopsy.
Sources familiar with the investigation said several people have been questioned and investigators are looking into leads that may connect people and events going back several years.
It’s a chilling story for administrator Brown, one of the last people to see Miller alive Saturday.
“As a matter of fact my grand daughter was here Saturday morning and Jim asked her to go back home with him and she started to go, got to the door, and decided she didn’t want to go with Jim when he left Saturday,” Brown said.
We are now learning that the T.B.I. is setting up a reward for information that can help investigators piece together their leads.
You’ve been caught in your lie. You can’t spin your way out of it.
IF this had happened in Arkansas—it would have labeled suicide!!!
I guess you can’t help yourself. You post a story from July 21st, without posting the story on July 22 which CLEARED the Deputy.
Libel is a dangerous thing to be playing with.
You also posted a full text article in violation of Copyright.
The Deputy who was investigated and suspended made some very public statements to the Election COmmissions Chairmans face in front of witnesses.
He said that he (the chairman) should be careful because he could end up with a bullet in his head. he said this just days before Jim Miller ended up dead with a bullet in his head.
The Sheriff Bill Bivens will not saying anything about the investigation or the suspended deputy. He wont even release the incident report from Saturday night.
Bivens and Miller have a history that goes back several elections. Miller accused Bivens of several election crimes and had told him he was considering asking the State of Tennessee to investigate him for questionable election practices.
Where has ANYTHING that I have posted been a lie?
Both stories I posted are true, factual and were reported in the media?
Where is the lie FW?
Really, that's all you got?
ad hominem, look it up, you are the text book definition of it...
Do you even know what libel is?
You posted a story KNOWING that the Deputy was CLEARED by the TBI. Leaving out the latter piece of information is a LIE. Continuing to post the earlier stories now that we know that the Deputy had nothing to do with it is a LIE. It could also be considered libelous.
Well, we see now why you are a cop... your ability to twist and torture the law into what you want it to mean is par for the profession.
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