Scott County man arrested in weekend murder

Scott County man arrested in weekend murder


HELENWOOD (WATE) - A Scott County man was taken into custody Sunday in connection with a homicide that happened over the weekend.

On Saturday, Dustin Gunter, 31, and his girlfriend were staying overnight at the Helenwood home of Gerald Nelson, 50, on Logap Road.

Gunter and Nelson began arguing over $400, which led to gunfire. Gunter was found shot to death in the kitchen of the home.

On Sunday, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and Scott County deputies took Nelson into custody for Gunter's death.

Nelson was booked into the Scott County Jail on $250,000 bond.

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