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Roane County double homicide sparks investigation

The deaths of two people have investigators looking for answers.
The deaths of two people have investigators looking for answers.
Published: May. 17, 2022 at 8:27 AM EDT|Updated: May. 17, 2022 at 5:02 PM EDT
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ROANE COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT) - Two Roane County deaths have investigators looking for answers, officials with the Roane County Sheriff’s Office said. “We are treating this as a double homicide,” officials said.

The incident happened at 662 Buck Creek Road in East Roane County Monday, RCSO representatives said. Investigators responded around 10 a.m. and identified the two victims as Steve Groover, 67, and Cindy Scruggs, 62.

Investigators did not reveal how the two died, but did say that both bodies were sent to the Knoxville Forensic Center for an autopsy.

The investigation is ongoing at this time.

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