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Edwin Carpenter found dead

Published: 10:01 AM, 04/18/2013 Last updated: 10:01 AM, 04/18/2013

Author: Nelson Morais
Source: The Newport Plain Talk

PARROTTSVILLE-Former County Legislative Body candidate and county mayoral candidate, Edwin Carpenter, was found dead in his residence, apparently of natural causes, on Tuesday, April 16, Cocke County Sheriff Armando Fontes stated.

Carpenter lived on Carpenter Road in Parrottsville.

"Early evidence is that he died of natural causes," the sheriff said. He added that Carpenter's body was sent for an autopsy.

For more details, please see the Thursday edition of the Newport Plain Talk.

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