Three additional men charged in Tipton County murder case

COVINGTON, TN — Three additional men have been arrested in the ongoing investigation into a January homicide in Covington, TN.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation began investigating the death of Timothy Edwards on January 19th, shortly after officers from the Covington Police Department discovered the body of the 38-year-old in his Douglas Street home.

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According to TBI, agents developed information leading to Christian Sherrill, Darrell Owens, and Willie Lee Somerville as three of the individuals responsible for playing a part in the incident.

Sherill and Owens were arrested Tuesday, both charged with one count of criminal responsibility to commit felony first degree murder.

Both men are in the custody are being held without bond.

Somerville was served with warrants and being charged with two counts of coercion of a witness in mid-February. He is also in the custody on unrelated charges.

In January, Eddie Lee Poindexter III and Armoni De’Quan Hall were arrested in connection to this case.

The investigation into the incident continues, with the possibility of additional charges.