Funeral arrangements set for Pigeon Forge stabbing victim

Savannah Burford working at the Sunliner Diner in Pigeon Forge / Source: Savannah's Family
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PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The victim in a fatal stabbing outside a Pigeon Forge diner will be laid to rest this week.

Savannah Burford was murdered outside the Sunliner Diner on Jan. 8 when she was leaving work. Her attacker Gabe Turcious was arrested and charged with first-degree murder and aggravated assault. His bond was set at $1 million.

Savannah's brother Jared Burford spoke to WVLT and said his sister was a gifted young woman with so much to offer the world.

Savannah's visitation service will be held on Thursday from 3 to 6 p.m. with a funeral following at 6 p.m. at the Atchley Funeral Home in Seymour. The funeral home is located at 122 Peacock Court.

Savannah's family said the public is invited to attend the service.

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