Arson, stabbing suspect’s case goes to grand jury


KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – The case of a man suspected in a stabbing and house fire in West Knoxville will be heard by a grand jury.

Michael Capre, 30, waived his right to a preliminary hearing on Monday, Aug. 19. He faces charges of second-degree murder and aggravated arson.

Michael Capre. (Photo: KCSO)

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In July, police were called to a mobile home on Southfork Drive on a report of a stabbing after a domestic dispute, where they found the home in flames.

The victim, identified as 35-year-old Lacy Bishop, later died from her stab wounds.

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WATE 6 On Your Side is continuing to follow this case and will update with additional details when they’re made available.

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