Police believe two Crossville homicides are related

Crossville, TN

CROSSVILLE, Tennessee (WDEF) – Cumberland County investigators have two fatal crimes on their hands.

But they have just one suspect.

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It started when a resident found a body in a trash pile outside a home on Critter Creek Road around 6 PM Tuesday evening.

TBI agents are calling it a homicide.

Then four hours later, deputies got a call about a shooting on Vandever Road a few miles north near Lake Tansi.

The 911 caller said a person had shot three people there.

Deputies found two injured people and one fatality.

23 year old Makayla Manning was killed.

Deputies have arrested a suspect in both cases on Tuesday.

They are not giving a motive for the killings at this point or identifying the suspect.