Authorities in Blount County believe a man found dead at his home overnight Sunday was murdered.
66-year-old Arthur Walter Downey was pronounced dead on the scene.
The sheriff's office responded to his home on Turkey Pen Branch Road around 12:30 Monday morning after family members couldn't wake him up.
The criminal investigation division is investigating Downey's death as a murder.
If you have any information please contact the Blount County Sheriff's Office at (865) 273-5000.