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Apparent double homicide has Pikeville on alert

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Billie Sue Blalock (left) and her sister Elizabeth Brown were found shot to death at their home Tuesday. Billie Sue Blalock (left) and her sister Elizabeth Brown were found shot to death at their home Tuesday.

BLEDSOE COUNTY, TN (WRCB) -- A killer is still on the loose in Bledsoe County. On Tuesday, two elderly sisters were found shot to death at a home off Mill Dam Road.

A day later the reality has not hit home in the tight knit community of Pikeville. Answers remain un-answered and those who knew them are still in shock.

Crime scene tape still lingers as do the questions, as tired investigators search for any evidence. Shell casings, fingerprints anything that could help find who shot and killed 82 year old Elizabeth Brown and her 79 year old sister Billy Sue Blalock.

Meanwhile the community struggles to believe this is real.

"You just don't take a human life. Somebody did, and somebody needs to pay for it," said lifelong Pikeville resident Eddie Lawson.

Lawson says this apparent double homicide has Pikeville on high alert.

The Bledsoe County Sheriff's Office said they had no new information Wednesday evening, but Sheriff Jimmy Morris said he's hopeful they'll have something soon.

Residents like Randal Reed who knew the sisters for a lifetime say the worst part is someone out there knows something.

Reed said, "Shock just shocked to hear of anything like this. Very good citizens, nice people, the kind of people you'd want in your community."

Lawson added, "like I said they were just good people, all around good people."

Everyone we talked used nothing but kind words to describe the sisters.

The Sheriff's Office did not have a motive by Wednesday afternoon, and Reed can't even begin to think of one.

"Those are questions an average person, or even someone trained just can't answer, it's hard to imagine," said Reed.

If you know of any information that can help solve this case please contact the Bledsoe County Sheriff's Office at (423) 447 – 2197.

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