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November 2016 Detectives of the Month, Gibson and Merritt

Thursday, 22 December 2016

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office congratulates November’s Detectives of the Month, Krystal Gibson and Allen Merritt.

On November 21st, Detectives Gibson and Merritt were assigned to the homicide of 16-year-old Emma Walker, who had been shot from outside her home. Their quick and thorough investigation led to the arrest of the shooter, 18-year-old William Riley Gaul, the next day.

Detective Gibson has been with the KCSO since February 2002, and Merritt since October 1992.

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