Westmoreland, TN-Police capture Westmoreland man suspected of killing 7 people, including his parents
Westmoreland, TN-Police have arrestees a 25-year-old male from Westmoreland, TN who is suspected of killing seven people and critically injuring another.
Michael Cummins, 35, is suspected of murdering his parents, two family friends, and a neighbor.
The victims include: * David Carl Cummins, Cummins' father * Clara Jane Cummins, Cummins' mother * Charles Edward Hosale, Cummins' uncle * Rachel Dawn McGlothlin-Lee, unknown relationship to Cummins * Sapphire McGlothlin-Pee, Rachel's daughter * Marsha Elizabeth Nuckols, Rachel's mother * Shriley B. Fehrle, unknown relationship to Cummins
Cummins’ grandmother is an eighth victim who remains in critical condition after he beat her ‘nearly to death.’
Cummins was shot by law enforcement officers late Saturday night during his capture. He is being treated for a gunshot wound to the leg at a local hospital. He has not been discharged. Once released, he will be served his outstanding warrants and will be taken into custody.
The investigation began when a family member called 911 after finding the four bodies at a home on Charles Brown Road. A fifth person at the home was taken to a local hospital.
A short time later, authorities learned of another crime scene at the home on Luby Brown Road where one person was found dead.
On Sunday, two additional victims were discovered at Charles Brown Road bringing the total number of people killed to seven.
Cummins was located in a creek bed about one mile from the Charles Brown Road scene. Cummins produced a weapon and at least one officer shot him. More than 150 law enforcement officials from multiple agencies were searching for Cummins.