Deputies: Knox County woman killed ex-husband then herself

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is investigating what it says is a murder-suicide.

The Sevier County Sheriff’s Office had received a call that Teena Rudd, 58, of Knoxville, drove her ex-husband’s truck to a family member’s home in Sevier County and tried to kill herself with a gun.

She was taken to UT Medical Center where she was pronounced dead. Family members drove to 6610 Millertown Pike to check on her ex-husband, Michael Self, 62, and found him lying in the yard of an apparent gun shot wound. The family called 911 and first responders pronounced him dead on the scene.

Deputies in Knox and Sevier counties continue to investigate.

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