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Second person to be charged in Knoxville homeless man's stabbing death

4:40 PM, May 3, 2013   |    comments
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Authorities have named a second suspect in the death of an East Tennessee homeless man.

Knoxville Police say Gregory Barner is currently in custody in Texas on unrelated charges, but authorities plan to formally charge him in the death of Kevin Scrimager when he's returned to Tennessee.

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A woman is facing charges in connection with Knoxville's first homicide of 2013.

Police say Haley Brooke Lewis was indicted on first degree murder charges in the death of Kevin Douglas Scrimager.

Scrimager, who Knoxville Police say was homeless, was reported missing in January.

His body was found in a culvert on January 24, covered by debris.

Police believe he died of stab wounds on January 8.

Scrimager's obituary states he was previously from Indianapolis.

Lewis, who is 24, has a Gatlinburg address.

Records show her bond was set at $250,000.  She was in the Knox County Detention Facility on Thursday morning.

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