Blount County Sheriff’s Office investigating Townsend murder-suicide

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TOWNSEND (WATE) – The Blount County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an apparent murder-suicide in Townsend.

Philip Don Davis, 46, and Francis Inman Caines, 42, were found dead inside Caine’s home, according to Blount County Sheriff James Lee Berrong. Deputies responded to the home, located on Lovers Lane on Tuesday.

Autopsy results revealed Thursday Davis shot Caines and then shot himself, according to deputies. The Blount County Sheriff’s Office Investigation Unit is investigating the incident and interviewing a juvenile witness.

No other information is available at this time.

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