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Robert Atkins arrested for 1st Degree Murder 
At around 6:30 a.m. on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 West District patrol officers responded to the alley between Iredell Avenue and Pickett Avenue near Boyd Street, where 29-year-old Kaitlyne Warwick was found deceased from what appeared to be a gunshot wound to the face.

Violent Crimes Unit investigators responded to the scene to conduct an investigation. Officers and investigators at the scene were given information by witnesses in the area about a possible male suspect, 38-year-old Robert Atkins, who was located at a residence in the 1200 block of Pickett Avenue and taken into custody.
During the preliminary investigation and subsequent interviews, it was determined that the victim was shot inside of the residence and then dumped in the alley.
Atkins has been booked into the Knox County Detention Center on charges of 1st Degree Murder in addition to tampering with evidence and firearm possession charges. The investigation remains ongoing and no further information is available at this time.
Posted by tmcdonell On 05 February, 2020 at 9:38 AM