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KCSO Arrests First Degree Murder Suspect

Friday, 20 July 2018

The Special Investigations Unit of the Knox County Sheriff’s Office nabbed a suspect wanted for first degree murder in Florida this afternoon in North Knox County.  Officers with the unit were doing surveillance at a hotel on Merchants Drive when they observed a suspicious man getting into a vehicle with two women.  Officers made a traffic stop and the suspect jumped out and a foot pursuit ensued.  He was taken into custody and identified as Joseph Miranda, 36.  Patrol officers located the vehicle, an Infiniti sedan, with the women.  Possible charges are pending for the two.  Miranda will be extradited back to Florida.



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