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TBI investigating Bluff City death

From staff reports • Aug 10, 2018 at 9:23 PM

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has been asked to look into Friday’s discovery of a dead man in Bluff City.

According to TBI spokeswoman Leslie Earhart, on Friday morning Herman Rumley, 71, was found deceased in his home on Woods Road. 

At the request of Sullivan County District Attorney Gen. Barry Staubus, TBI agents responded to launch an investigation into the circumstances of his death.

Rumley’s body will be sent for autopsy. 

Citing the ongoing investigation, the TBI is releasing no further information at this time.

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