Names released in deadly shooting in North Knoxville

Names released in deadly shooting in North Knoxville


POWELL (WATE) - One man has been charged in the shooting death of another he lived with.

Jason Saffles, 35, is charged with First Degree Murder in the death of Anthony Mitchell, 41.

Police say both men lived together at 2314 Copeland drive, though Mitchell's body was found in a field nearby.

According to Knox County Sheriff's Office records, Saffles has no prior criminal history in Knox County.

Mitchell was charged with assault in 2010, though those charges were later dropped.

Saffles is being held on $500,000 bond in the Roger D. Wilson Detention Facility.

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