TBI: Most Wanted fugitive out of Knoxville now in custody; second fugitive also arrested


KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said Thursday a Most Wanted fugitive out of Knoxville had been arrested in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Tomier Jashaud Lundy was wanted for first degree murder and other charges.

Lundy was added to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Most Wanted List in late June. He was wanted by the Knoxville Police Department in connection to a fatal shooting on Adcock Avenue on April 30. An arrest warrant on charges of first-degree murder was later issued for Lundy.

According to Knoxville Police, on Thursday, Aug. 13 wanted fugitives Tomier Lundy, 20, and Todd Lundy, 28, both of Knoxville, were taken into custody by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police in Charlotte, N.C.

Tomier Lundy was wanted by the Knoxville Police Department and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation on multiple charges, including first degree murder for the shooting death of 24-year-old Anthony Sanford on April 30, 2020.

Todd Lundy was wanted out of Knoxville for charges that include aggravated robbery, carjacking and possession of a firearm during commission of a dangerous felony from unrelated incidents.

KPD on Thursday thanked the TBI, the U.S. Marshals Service and the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police for their assistance in locating and apprehending the two fugitives.


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