UPDATE: TBI Now Investigating Shooting Death in Bedford County, TN

Oct 26, 2021 at 07:34 am by WGNS

The Bedford County Sheriff’s Office and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation are continuing to seek information in the shooting death of a 52-year-old man.

Thoutha Peter Souphom was shot and killed on Sims Road in the Shelbyville area. He was found dead in his yard by family members over two weeks ago and authorities still lack clues.

The shooting happened on Sunday, October 10th. Souphom’s family did not discover his lifeless body until 11:00 at night.

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Authorities report that Souphom was found dead on his lawnmower. So far, a motive behind the shooting has not been determined and speculation on his death has not been released.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Bedford County Sheriff’s Department are investigating the incident.

Crime Stoppers is now offering up to $1,000 as a reward for information that leads to an arrest and conviction in this case. If you have any clues that could help authorities, you are encouraged to call the TBI at 1-800-TBI-FIND.


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