Monteagle Murder Investigation Update

murder2Prosecutors are following up on information concerning the apparent murder of a Grundy County man which took place on June 2nd. 65 year old Kenneth Tate was found dead at his home on 3rd Street in Monteagle. 12th District Attorney General Mike Taylor says autopsy reports indicate Tate died from blunt force trauma inflicted by as many as two different weapons. Although no gunshot wounds were discovered. Evidence taken at the crime scene is still under review but law men say they have identified a “person of interest” in connection with the murder. The victim who lived alone was discovered by a family member. Authorities say Tate was well known around Monteagle. Anyone with information about the death is asked to call 1-800-TBI-FIND.