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2 women added to list of people charged in Hamblen Co. murder, dismemberment case

Staff Report • Jan 28, 2009 at 12:00 AM

According to a report in the Morristown Citizen-Tribune two more people have been charged in a Hamblen County murder and dismemberment case.Willie Lee Morgan, 94, was kidnapped from his Nelson School Road home last January, held for ransom to satisfy a drug rip-off debt and eventually killed. His left hand was severed after he was dead.Assistant District Attorney General Victor Vaughn got first-degree murder and especially aggravated kidnapping indictments for two women who had not been previously mentioned as suspects this week.Betty Fuson, 35, and Whitney Webb, 21, will be tried with four other suspects charged in the killing. Officials have declined to elaborate on the alleged role of Webb, a Cosby resident.

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