UNSOLVED CRIMES: Investigators continue to look for answers in 2016-2017 crimes

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JURISDICTIONS CONTINUE LOOKING INTO UNSOLVED CASES IN THE TRI-CITIES AREA TONIGHT .. TWO DAYS AGO, ARRESTS WERE MADE IN TWO MURDER CASES IN OUR REGION …. A MAN WAS CHARGED IN WASHINGTON COUNTY, TENNESSEE FOR A TRIPLE-HOMICIDE THAT HAPPENED EARLIER THIS MONTH IN GRAY. AND IN WASHINGTON COUNTY, VIRIGNI–A INVESTIGATORS MADE TWO ARRESTS IN A NOVEMBER MURDER INVESTIGATION. BUT– AS NEWS CHANNEL 11′ S KARISSA WINSTEAD TELLS US, THERE ARE STILL SEVERAL UNSOLVED CASES HERE IN OUR REGION….

Line: 92% ALL OF THESE UNSOLVED CASES HAVE HAPPENED WITHIN THE PAST YEAR OR SO … AND TONIGHT- INVESTIGATORS ARE ASKING FOR YOUR HELP SOLVING THEM. WE START IN WASHINGTON COUNTY, TENNESSEE– WHERE THE SEARCH FOR A RAPE SUSPECT CONTINUES. ACCORDING TO THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE, LORENZO KAMANDA IS WANTED ON AGGRAVATED RAPE CHARGES AFTER HE ALLEGEDLY RAPED A PATIENT AT LIFE CARE CENTER OF GRAY LAST OCTOBER. WE’RE TOLD HE WAS AN EMPLOYEE AT THE FACILITY AT THE TIME. THE TENNESSEE BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION HAS ADDED HIM TO THEIR TOP TEN MOST WANTED LIST … WHERE A 5-THOUSAND DOLLAR REWARD IS BEING OFFERED FOR HIS ARREST. SEE HIM? CALL 1-800-TBI-FIND. THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE IS ALSO LOOKING FOR ALAN MOGOLLON-ANAYA.

INVESTIGATORS SAY HE’S BEEN ON THE RUN SINCE MARCH– WHEN HE WAS INVOLVED IN A CRASH THAT KILLED 37 -YEAR-OLD SHIRRA BRANUM ON CONKLIN ROAD IN WASHINGTON COUNTY, TENNESSEE. HE IS WANTED ON MULTIPLE CHARGES … INCLUDING VEHICULAR HOMICIDE BY INTOXICATION. ——— IN SULLIVAN COUNTY– THE SEARCH CONTINUES FOR HUGO MAYORGA.

HE’S WANTED ON CHARGES OF RAPE OF A CHILD AND AGGRAVATED SEXUAL BATTERY. DETECTIVES SAY HE WAS LAST SEEN IN KINGSPORT. ———- INVESTIGATORS IN OUR REGION ARE TRYING TO SOLVE SEVERAL MURDER CASES …. CALLIE ISON-PKG “YOU HAVE 2 SMALL CHILDREN THAT DON’T HAVE THEIR MOTHER, THAT CRY FOR HER EVERY NIGHT.” FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF 26 – YEAR-OLD CALLIE ISON WANT JUSTICE AFTER HER BODY WAS FOUND IN A CREEK IN HAWKINS COUNTY LAST MONTH. ISON IS FROM BIG STONE GAP, VIRGINIA. INVESTIGATORS BELIEVE SHE HAD BEEN DEAD FOR ONE TO TWO MONTHS WHEN HER BODY WAS FOUND.

THE HAWKINS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE SAY THEY HAVE IDENTIFIED A PERSON OF Attention IN THE CASE, BUT THEY ARE STILL ASKING FOR YOUR HELP. REBEKAH THOMPSON- STINGS “…THIS IS A VERY DIFFICULT CASE” JOHNSON CITY POLICE ARE LOOKING FOR THE PERSON WHO SHOT AND KILLED 22 -YEAR-OLD REBEKAH THOMPSON AS SHE SAT IN HER CAR AT A PUBLIC HOUSING COMPLEX ON JOHN EXUM PARKWAY ON JULY 24 TH.

POLICE SAY THE MOTHER, ALSO KNOWN AS STACY MACGEE, Got pregnant. JOHNSON CITY POLICE ARE URGING ANYONE WHO MAY HAVE WITNESSED THE MURDER TO COME FORWARD WITH INFORMATION. IT’S BEEN NEARLY A Year SINCE A WOMAN’S BODY WAS DUMPED ALONG A RIVER IN WASHINGTON COUNTY, TENNESSEE. ON CHRISTMAS EVE OF LAST YEAR, THE WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE SAYS KEILA TAYLOR’S BODY WAS FOUND ALONG HERB HODGE ROAD.

THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE SAYS THEY’VE RECEIVED SEVERAL TIPS ABOUT HER DEATH BUT THE TRAIL TO TRACK DOWN A KILLER HAS GONE COLD. HEATHERLY MURDER REWARD “YES IT’S A SERIOUS MATTER, IT’S HIGH PRIORITY AND THATS WHY WE THOUGHT IN THIS CASE WE WOULD ASK THE GOVERNOR FOR A REWARD…” GOVERNOR BILL HASLAM IS OFFERING A FIVE THOUSAND DOLLAR REWARD TO HELP SOLVE THE MURDER OF MICHAEL HEATHERLY. HE WAS KILLED IN THE WALMART PARKING LOT IN BRISTOL, TENNESSEE OFF OF VOLUNTEER PARKWAY—BACK IN SEPTEMBER.

AND THE SEARCH CONTINUES FOR A WOMAN WHO’S BEEN MISSING SINCE JULY. LISA CLOYD SEARCH TAKE A LOOK AT LISA CLOYD …. THE WASHINGTON COUNTY, TENNESSEE SHERIFF’S OFFICE BELIEVES SHE WAS KILLED BY HER HUSBAND, CURTIS CLOYD. BUT BEFORE INVESTIGATORS COULD QUESTION HIM, HE BARRICADED HIMSELF INSIDE OF A HOME AND KILLED HIMSELF. SHERIFF ED GRAYBEAL IS ASKING HUNTERS AND HIKERS TO BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR HER, ESPECIALLY THIS TIME OF YEAR, IN WHAT HE SAYS HAS BECOME A RECOVERY MISSION.

KARISSA WINSTEAD, NEWS CHANNEL 11 IN YOUR CORNER. IF YOU HAVE INFORMATION ON ANY OF THESE CASES, WE’VE PUT THE PHONE NUMBERS TO THE AGENCIES ON OUR WEBSITE … WJHL.COM ..