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UPDATE: Tullahoma Man Wanted in Franklin County Murder

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to locate Brent Moon of Tullahoma. Moon is a person of interest in a homicide that occurred at 1356 Pleasant Grove Rd., Estill Springs, Tn. on Saturday June the 27th. at approximately 5:00 pm.

A report filed by Sheriff’s Office Deputies states that Moon appeared at 1356 Pleasant Grove Road and asked to speak to the victim James Eric Hanger. The report further states that Moon did enter the residence and after a short time two unidentified black males entered the residence as well wearing all black clothing and black masks.

Witness accounts then state that one of the perpetrator’s produced a weapon and started to demand money. At this point, an argument ensued. According to witnesses a struggle began for control of the weapon and the perpetrator fired a round from the weapon striking Hanger.

All three suspects then fled the area. Upon arrival of Sheriff’s Office and medical personnel, it was determined that Hanger did not survive the injuries sustained from the gunshot wound and died at the scene.

The Sheriff’s Office is attempting to locate Moon, who has an active warrant for 1st Degree Murder and should not be approached by civilians. Anyone having contact with Moon is asked to immediately contact law enforcement authorities. The Sheriff’s Office is also asking anyone having any information regarding this matter to please contact Lt. George Dyer of the Franklin County Sheriff’s office at 931-308-9420, Franklin County Communications at 931-967-2331.

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 3,455 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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