Sheriff: Pineville man arrested on murder charges in Tennessee

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CLAIBORNE COUNTY, Tenn. (WYMT) - Claiborne County Sheriff's officials say that on Wednesday, Nov. 27th they responded to a crash on Tennessee State Highway 63 at about 1:24 p.m.

Officials say the driver, 40-year-old Charles Russell of Pineville, had been shot and killed by his 24-year-old passenger Jacob McGeorge, also of Pineville, causing the car to go off-road and hit a tree.

McGeorge was arrested and is currently being held in the Claiborne County Jail in Tazewell, Tennessee. He is charged with criminal homicide.

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