Man killed in East Knoxville stabbing

Man killed in East Knoxville stabbing

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KNOXVILLE (WATE) -- A man was stabbed to death in a fight Sunday morning in an East Knoxville parking lot.

Police identified the victim as Elmer Durham, 41, of Knoxville.

About 9:45 a.m., police responded to reports of a stabbing in the parking lot of Walter P. Taylor Homes. 

A witness who called 911 told operators two men were fighting in a courtyard. 

When officers arrived on the scene, they found Durham on the ground with severe stab wounds. 

Durham was taken to UT Medical Center and pronounced dead. An autopsy will be done.

Police are looking for two black men who were seen driving away in a white, box-style, SUV, possibly a Jeep Cherokee or Ford Explorer. 

If you have any information about this incident, call the police department's Crime Information Line at 865-215-7212. 

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