Slaying, home robbery may be linked

ALAMO, Tenn. (AP) - Investigators in western Tennessee say the slaying of a Crockett County man may have stemmed from a home robbery and be related to another burglary in the area.

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman Kristin Helm told The Jackson Sun ( ) that generally home burglaries come in clusters, leading investigators to think 40-year-old Matt McKnight's death may be tied to another break-in.

McKnight was found dead at his home in Alamo Thursday afternoon.

Sheriff's Sgt. Robert Howell says McKnight died from a gunshot wound.

Information from: The Jackson Sun,

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