TBI, CCSO investigation ends with one charged in deadly shooting

A Jellico man is behind bars, facing charges of criminal homicide in the weekend shooting death of a woman.

The TBI says that a joint investigation between its agents and detectives from the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office led to the arrest Sunday night of 56-year-old Steven Warren Zecchini. Earlier in the day, Campbell County deputies responded to a home in the 200 block of Brickplant Lane on a call of a possible shooting, and upon their arrival found the body of 62-year-old Brenda Gail Booth inside a camper on the property.

Zecchini was arrested Sunday evening on a charge of criminal homicide and booked into the Campbell County Jail. We will update you as developments warrant.

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Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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