Police identify man stabbed multiple times, killed in Blount County

LOUISVILLE (WATE) — A man died after a stabbing in Blount County overnight and police are searching for suspects.

The stabbing happened at Topside Road at Buck Drive at 10:42 p.m. in Louisville. Police say Caleb Thomas Radford, 18, was found with multiple stab wounds.

Radford was transported to the University of Tennessee Medical Center and was pronounced dead. Investigators have ruled it a homicide.

Helicopters and search dogs were out looking for the suspects Tuesday night. As of Friday night, they are continuing to investigate.

Investigators believe the stabbing was not random and say the public does not need to worry about their safety.

If anyone has information, contact the City of Alcoa Police Department at 865-981-4111.

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