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Third Arrest Made in the Lookout Valley Triple Murder


Detectives with the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division arrested Skylar H. Allen this afternoon at 5:45 p.m. for his involvement with the three murders and one attempted murder that occurred on April 9, 2014 in Lookout Valley.

Skylar H. Allen was taken into custody at the Sheriff’s West Annex and charged with three (3) counts of Criminal Homicide, and one (1) count of Attempted Criminal Homicide.

With the arrest of Allen, the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office is confident the three primary suspects in the murders and attempted murder have been identified and arrested. This investigation remains open as Detectives with the Sheriff’s Office continue to identify others who provided assistance to the primary suspects after the fact.

Anyone having information concerning this investigation are encouraged to call 423-209-8940 or email Criminal Investigations Division at tips@hcsheriff.gov.

Janice Atkinson
Public Information Officer
Hamilton County Sheriff's Office

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