Man Charged With Killing Former Local Chief

Daniel Yokley

A man wanted for the murder of a retired Tennessee State Trooper who was living in Whitfield County Georgia was arrested Thursday at his residence in Winchester. Daniel York was arrested on first degree murder charges for the murdering William “Bill” Malone and then setting his house on fire 4 years ago.
York was arrested by Winchester Police and the TBI at his residence on North High Street in Winchester. Malone was the former police chief of Monteagle.
According to Winchester Police Chief Dennis Young, York is being held in the Franklin County Jail without bond and has reportedly told authorities there that he planned to fight extradition back to Georgia.