William David Williamson

On October 22nd, 2018 William David Williamson was killed by police at.
Incident ID 39814
Original Source(s) FatalEncounters.org
Date Created Jan 7th, 2019
Date Updated Jan 7th, 2019
Age 61
Gender Male
Race European-American/White
Incident Location
Address 2000 block TN 160
City Newport
State TN
County Cocke
Incident Details
Date October 22nd, 2018
Victim Armed? -
Weapon -
Cause of Death Gunshot
Name -
Agency -
Around 5 a.m., a Tennessee Bureau of Investigation agent and several officers and deputies from Newport Police Department and Cocke County Sheriff's Office went to a home to serve an arrest warrant to William David Williamson. Williamson was wanted on 14 counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor and was thought to have weapons. Police said Williamson produced a weapon. A Cocke County deputy and a Newport officer shot and killed him.

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