Deaths of Claiborne County father, daughter ruled murder-suicide

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NEW TAZEWELL, Tenn. (WATE) — The deaths of a Claiborne County father and daughter in May have been ruled a murder-suicide.

On May 6 Michael and Jordyn Parker were found outside their home in the Cape Norris community unresponsive.

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Knox County forensic pathologists and the Claiborne County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Department determined the cause of death to be murder-suicide by carbon monoxide.

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Jordyn survived a traumatic car accident in 2012 that left her with serious injuries and killed her brother. Michael Parker was a single father and a minister in New Tazewell.

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Jordyn Parker of Claiborne County.

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