SWEETWATER, Tenn. (AP) - A homeowner has been fatally shot in Monroe County.

A statement from the Monroe County Sheriff's Office said a person of interest has been detained after the shooting was reported shortly after midnight Thursday in the Sweetwater area, according to The Knoxville News Sentinel (http://bit.ly/pKq0qo).

The victim's name wasn't immediately released, but the sheriff's office said the person killed was a woman, whose body was found inside her home.


Information from: The Knoxville News Sentinel, http://www.knoxnews.com

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