Scott County man arrested in another man’s murder

William Robbins (source: TBI)

ROBBINS (WATE) – A Scott County man was arrested Thursday in connection to a homicide near his home.

William Clinton Robbins, 44, is charged with one count of criminal homicide in the death of Nickie Ben Brumitte, 20, sometime earlier on Thursday.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says Burnette was found dead near a home on Mountain View Road. Officials were led to Robbins as the suspect.

The circumstances of Brumitte’s death have not been released, due to the ongoing investigation.

Robbins is being held in the Scott County Jail on $150,000 bond.

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