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Sex offender kills himself, police suspected man of paying girl to perform acts

Don Jacobs • Dec 31, 2009 at 12:00 AM

The probe began last week when the 13-year-old girl darted from a couple of curious police investigators and ran for a Citico Street home.

It ended Tuesday in the same house when police found 74-year-old convicted sex offender Robert Grey Foxx dead on his couch, a plastic bag pulled snug over his head.

Police said Foxx committed suicide. He had been arrested Dec. 21 after an investigation revealed he started two years ago paying an 11-year-old girl for oral sex at least twice a week.

Read the full report at the Knoxville News Sentinel's Web site.

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