KNOXVILLEâ€“A former Top 10 fugitive who had been wanted by theÂ Tennessee Bureau of Investigation for armed robbery has now been charged withÂ killing a woman who had been reported missing in Campbell County more than a month ago.
Lonnie Lee Vann, 44, has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder and one count of kidnapping, the TBI said in a press release Wednesday, the same day a Campbell County grand jury returned the indictments.
At the request of 8thÂ District Attorney General Jared Effler, TBI special agents, helped by investigators from the Campbell County Sheriffâ€™s Office and other law enforcement agencies in East Tennessee, began investigating the disappearance of Rhonda Daugherty on December 4. The 49-year woman went missing from her home on December 2. [Read more…]