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Milan Man Arrested in Norfolk, TBI Removes from Most Wanted List

Press release from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation; Sept. 7, 2012: 

Nashville, Tenn. – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation today removed a Milan, Tenn. man from the state’s Top Ten Most Wanted list after he was captured in Norfolk, Va. late yesterday along with another individual who was picked up on an illegal weapons charge. In addition, the U.S. Marshals Service caught an individual in Henderson County, Tenn. yesterday who was also charged with murder for his involvement in the August 25, 2012 shooting death of a man at a Paris, Tenn. nightclub.

The U.S. Marshals Service and Norfolk Police Department arrested 20-year-old Tevin Lumpkin (top photo) and Charles Lipford, 32, of Milan, Tenn. without incident outside a convenience store in Norfolk. Lumpkin was wanted for murder after shooting and killing of 41-year-old Eric Kinley of Paris, Tenn. at Fahrenheit 101. TBI added him to the Top Ten Most Wanted list on August 28, 2012. Lipford was arrested for unlawful carrying of a weapon. Also, late yesterday, 23-year-old Cody Harmon (bottom photo) of Lexington, Tenn. was charged with one count of first degree murder. Harmon, who is an associate of Lumpkin, was involved in a fight with the victim when Lumpkin shot Kinley.

The TBI along with the Henry County Sheriff’s Office and 24th Judicial District Attorney General’s office are investigating. Last week, Jiles Yarbrough, 21, of Huntingdon, Tenn. was also arrested and charged with murder for his involvement in the incident.

Harmon was booked into the Henry County Jail. Lumpkin is currently being held in Virginia awaiting extradition.

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TBI Adds Paris Murderer to Top 10 Most Wanted List

Press release from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation; August 28, 2012: 

Nashville, Tenn. – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation today put a Milan, Tenn. man on the state’s Top Ten Most Wanted List after he was charged with murder in Henry County for a fatal shooting that occurred last week.

Tevin Lumpkin, 20, last known address 2057 Cedar Street, Milan, Tenn. is wanted by the Henry County Sheriff’s office for first degree murder. On August 25, 2012, Lumpkin shot the victim, 41- year-old Eric Kinley of Paris, Tenn., at Fahrenheit 101, a nightclub located on Highway 79 south in Paris after Kinley was involved in a confrontation with several other people.

Lumpkin has a criminal history that dates back to 2010 and includes attempted criminal homicide, assault on a police officer, aggravated assault, multiple other assault charges, drug charges and resisting arrest.

Lumpkin is described as a black male with brown eyes and black hair who is known to wear dread locks. He is 6’1” and weighs approximately 170 lbs. He was last seen in an older model white Pontiac Bonneville with black hubcaps and should considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Tevin Lumpkin is urged to call the TBI at 1-800-TBI-FIND. There is a $1,000 reward for information leading to his arrest.