Virginia Homicide Suspect Killed In Newport
A manhunt has been underway since the weekend for a suspect wanted in a double homicide in Scott County Virginia. That manhunt ended yesterday in Newport. The man was spotted in the 600 block of Cosby Highway just before 3pm Monday. Multiple law enforcement agencies converged in that area to apprehend that suspect. The man was armed and ran when a Sevier County K-9 unit was deployed. According to the TBI, the man was later located behind a residence in the 600 block of Runnion Street. During the encounter, a deputy marshal fired shots, striking the suspect. He was transported to the Newport Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. Law enforcement personnel with the Newport Police Department, Cocke County Sheriff’s Office, and the U.S. Marshals Service were involved in that attempted arrest. The man killed in the shooting…34 year old Christopher C. Hutson of Church Hill, TN…. was the suspect in a double homicide that happened Sunday evening just across the state line from Kingsport in Scott County Virginia.