September 20, 2013 Contact: Marian O'Briant
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Two in custody on homicide
Blount County Sheriff James Lee Berrong announced today two people are in custody and both charged with criminal homicide in connection with the homicide of 66-year-old Arthur Walter Downey Sunday night.
Trevor Lloyd Segars, 20, of Six Mile Road, Maryville, and Colin Louis Blades, 21, of Mint Road Maryville are being held in the Blount County Corrections Facility. Both are charged with criminal homicide. Segars and Blades are being held on a $100,000 bond each and will face their charges in Blount County General Sessions Court at 9 a.m. September 23rd.
Segars and Blades were taken into custody late Thursday following the culmination of a four day investigation that led Sheriff's deputies to the two men. Additional charges are pending against both men, and other individuals could be charged.
At around 12:30 Monday morning, Sheriff's deputies responded to Arthur Downey's residence after family members found Downey unresponsive in his residence on Turkey Pen Branch Road.
The investigation is continuing.
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