The 2 children were inside the home by themselves for over a 24 hour period. Investigators have submitted several items of evidence to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Lab for testing. Sells was incarcerated in Sullivan County with No Bond.
Investigators seized several items in ccastle to the homicide. Investigators determined that the shootings took place on the 3rd of December and were not discovered until the 4th of December. Working closely with the District Attorney Tony Clark, a special grand jury was convened this morning in order to present the case for indictment.
Investigators with Washington County and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation determined Sells to be the suspect and found that Sells and Robert Vaughn had been communicating with each other on the night of the shootings.