|Published: 9:14 AM, 12/17/2012
Author: Michael Thomason
Source: The Monroe County Advocate
MADISONVILLE-A man charged with the
first Madisonville homicide since late 1990s has been indicted by a
Monroe County Grand Jury.
Leon McKenley Bell, 24, was initially
charged with second-degree murder, but the grand jury came back with
an indictment of first-degree murder after hearing testimony last
Madisonville Police Detective Daniel
Dockery said it was just before 11:30 a.m. Sept. 14 when police were
told of a stabbing at a home on 3rd Street. Dockery said a man named
James Terrance Davis had been stabbed multiple times and was taken to
UT Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.
A witness told Dockery that Davis, 30,
McGhee Street, Madisonville, was walking on 3rd Street when he
started to cut across a lawn and was confronted by Leon Bell. The
witness said the two began to yell at each other, then began to
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