Arrest made in Kingsport murder from 2011

Jonathan Lynn Slemp charged with murder

KINGSPORT, Tenn. - A Kingsport man is facing murder charges in connection to a woman's death just over two years ago.

Officers arrested 42-year-old Jonathan Lynn Slemp yesterday.

He is charged with first degree murder and felony murder after 65-year-old Betty Sue Short was found beaten to death in her home.

It happened at her home on Barnett Avenue in October 2011.

News 5 WCYB's Angela Yingling is following the developments and will have more information today at noon.

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