A 70-year-old Tennessee man wanted for 2 murders, with authorities warning that he is armed and dangerous


Tennessee officials are seeking the public’s help in the search for a 70-year-old man for murder after a double homicide on Monday.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said Tuesday that warrants have been issued for David Wavell, who faces two counts of first degree murder.

The TBI said two people were killed at the northern end of Reelfoot Lake in Obin County on Monday morning. The dead were identified as Chance Black, 26, and Zackery Groomes, 25, both as vulnerable counties.

Vowell of Martin, Tennessee is said to be armed and dangerous. The TBI stated that Wavell has no previous history of criminal records in the state of Tennessee.

TBI has been involved in the discovery of Wavell by the Obin County Sheriff’s Office, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, Tennessee Highway Patrol and US Marshals.

Anyone who can help in the search for Wavell is urged to call 1-800-TBI-FIND.


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