GREENEVILLE — Authorities believe that a Greeneville house fire may have been set to cover up a murder.
On Sunday, emergency crews responded to a house fire at 1117 W. Main St. and discovered two people — Elizabeth Cooter and Roger Dewayne Aiken — inside.
Cooter was dead when responders found her, while Aiken was taken to Johnson City Medical Center for treatment of his injuries.
Because of the nature of those injuries, however — which authorities did not reveal — Greeneville Fire Chief Mark Foulks said he and other responders thought there was more to the incident than a house fire.
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