KPD: Greenway stabbing victim had no previous contact with attacker


KNOXVILLE (WATE) – Knoxville Police Department said it appears the man charged in the stabbing death of a woman on Third Creek Greenway had no previous contact with her prior to the attack.

Timothy Dwayne Ison, 24, has been charged with first degree murder of 42-year-old Stefany Fairbanks. Knoxville Police said they are continuing to investigate the histories of both Ison and Fairbanks.

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Ison made headlines just over ten years earlier for a home invasion, stabbing and fire in the Holston Hills neighborhood of Knoxville.

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Investigators said they are continuing to review evidence from the crime scene as well as conducting additional interviews

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