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Knoxville police arrest man in 1977 slaying

Don Jacobs, Knoxville News Sentinel • Feb 8, 2013 at 12:28 PM

Knoxville investigators Thursday night helped Texas authorities arrest a 54-year-old man accused in the 1977 slaying of his step-father in El Paso, reports the Knoxville News Sentinel.

Rodger Evan Garrett appeared after 6 p.m. at Knoxville Police Department headquarters and was charged with murder, according to Police Department spokesman Darrell DeBusk.

Garrett was booked at the Knox County Sheriff's Detention Facility on a $5,000 bond pending an extradition hearing.

Read more at the Knoxville News Sentinel.

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