Claiborne County man indicted, 13-month-old murdered

(Photo: Tennessee Bureau of Investigation)

TAZEWELL (WATE) – A Claiborne County man was indicted after the death of a child in September.

Tazewell police officers went to an apartment in the 400 block of Tom Ball Road on September 6. Investigators found a 13-month-old child unresponsive at the scene. The Department of Children’s Services and law enforcement received allegations of abuse at the residence.

The child, Maci Elizabeth Tindall-Scott, died on September 9, according to the report.

Denver Carson Maples, 26, was indicted with first degree murder. At the time he was served, Maples was already being held at the Claiborne County Jail for unrelated charges. He is being held on a $1,000,000 bond.

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