14-year-old Charged With Voluntary Manslaughter In Sparta

WHITE COUNTY, T.N.– Deputies responded to a 911 call where they found one man dead in his home.


On Thursday, Sept. 13th, White County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a 911 call at a home on Crossville Highway in Sparta. When they arrived they found a 47-year-old man who had been fatally shot.


According to the TBI, a 14-year-old who lived in the home with the victim has been charged with Voluntary Manslaughter. The juvenile is being held in juvenile detention until a hearing on Monday in juvenile court.


The name of the juvenile has not been released.