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BREAKING NEWS!! Human Skull Found in Manchester Identified as Franklin Co. Man Missing Since 2016

 

Justin Zeigler shown in this picture with his Mother.. Photo provided

On Thursday (December 5, 2019) the Manchester Police Department was notified by the State Medical Examiner’s Officer that the human skull, located on November 20, 2019, behind the former Pappy’s Restaurant on Skinner Flatt Rd. has been positively identified. According to Manchester Police Chief Investigator Brandon Tomberlin, the human skull was identified as Justin Zeigler, resident of Franklin County, TN. Zeigler was initially reported missing in November 2016. On November 21, 2019, the human skull was transported to the Medical Examiner’s Office in Nashville, TN. Manchester Police was notified, on December 5, 2019, that the human skull was Zeigler, confirmed via family DNA match.
The investigation will remain open and ongoing in an attempt to locate Zeigler’s other remains.

Lucky Knott

Lucky Knott

One of Southern Tennessee's most experienced and recognized news broadcasters and play-by-play sportscasters. Current news director for On Target News and manager of Rooster 101.5 FM. Knott can be heard on 93.9 The Duck, The Rooster 101.5 and Whiskey Country 105.1 and 95.9. He is currently the play by play voice of the Coffee County Red Raiders on The Rooster 101.5. Lucky has done play-by-play for over 3,461 sports events on Radio & TV. He also served 4 years as the Public Information Officer for the Coffee Co. Sheriff's Dept. and taught Radio/TV for 6 years at Grundy County High School.

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