Report: Tennessee man kills neighbor with sledgehammer, baseball bat

Justin Lynn McKee
Justin Lynn McKee(Hamblen Co. Sheriff)
Published: Feb. 16, 2022 at 10:45 AM EST
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HAMBLEN COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT/WYMT) - A Morristown man is charged with second-degree murder after killing his neighbor following an argument, according to a report obtained by our sister station WVLT News.

On February 11, at approximately 5:30 p.m., officers responded to 2213 Dover Road for an assault. Upon arrival, officers made contact with Justin McKee, 42, who reportedly said he had an altercation with his neighbor, Michael Greene, at his home.

According to the arrest warrant, McKee said he hit Greene’s chest with a sledgehammer until it broke during the argument. Afterward, he picked up a baseball bat and hit Greene across the head until he stopped moving.

Greene was flown to the University of Tennessee Medical Center, where he died from his injuries.

This investigation remains active and ongoing.

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