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TBI seeks 2 in connection with Marion County murder

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Christina McLendon and Oscar Delgado Christina McLendon and Oscar Delgado
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MARION COUNTY, TN (WRCB) -

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is searching for two people wanted in connection with the murder of a Marion County man.

TBI says Oscar Delgado, 33, and Christina McLendon, 31, have been charged with first degree murder in connection with the death of Jeffery Mora.

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Mora was found June 22 in an old building at 21550 Highway 41 in Marion County. He was severely beaten and bleeding profusely.

He was taken to the hospital where he later died. Investigators say the death was murder, however the cause has not been released.

The sheriff says Mora's death centers around an argument over a vehicle, but he wouldn't go into details.

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Warrants have been issued for Delgado and McLendon, both from Chattanooga.

They may be traveling in a green 2000 Kia Sportage with Tennessee tag F1359R. Delgado is originally from El Salvador, and McLendon currently has blonde hair.

Anyone with information as to the location of these two individuals is urged to call the Marion County Sheriff's Office at 1-423-942-2525 or the TBI at 1-800-TBI-FIND (1-800-824-3463).

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