Sullivan County

Guilty plea in murder case

SULLIVAN COUNTY, Tenn. - A Sullivan County man has entered a plea to second-degree murder for the shooting death of his stepfather.

The Sullivan County District Attorney's office says Michael Heath received a 27-year sentence for the plea, which included pleading guilty to three counts of tampering with evidence.

Heath shot his stepfather David Depew several times following an argument on May 29, 2011.

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