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Tennessee man wanted in killing of three arrested in New Orleans

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. -

SUNDAY UPDATE:  A man accused of killing his parents and aunt has been captured in New Orleans.
    
Washington County Sheriff Ed Graybeal told the Johnson City Press (http://bit.ly/1LrhiAH) deputies were alerted to search the victims' Jonesborough home by a woman in California. She called 911 early Saturday to report Daniel Lee Henry told her he had killed his family.
    
Deputies found the bodies about 1:30 a.m. Graybeal said they had been shot in the head sometime on Friday.
    
Henry was quickly added to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's Most Wanted list.
    
The 38-year-old was arrested in New Orleans about 8:30 p.m. Saturday by the U.S. Marshals Service Task Force while staying at a hotel he had checked into under his own name.
    
A warrant charges Henry with three counts of first-degree murder.

SATURDAY UPDATE: Less than a day after being placed on the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Top 10 Most Wanted list, Daniel Lee Henry was captured tonight in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Shortly after 8:30 CST, Henry, 38, was taken into custody without incident at a hotel by authorities from the United States Marshals Service Task Force, which includes law enforcement officers from the New Orleans Police Department and Louisiana State Police.

The Jonesborough, Tennessee man was wanted by the TBI and the Washington County Sheriff’s Office to face murder charges in connection to a triple homicide. Earlier today, Washington County deputies responded to a home in Jonesborough, after receiving a call from an individual in California stating Henry had killed his family. Upon arrival, officers found three deceased adults inside the home. Henry lived at the residence in the 100 block of Skyline Road, but was not found.

Henry is currently being held in the Orleans Parish Prison.

ORIGINAL STORY:  The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has a new addition to the state's Top 10 Most Wanted List: Daniel Lee Henry of Jonesborough, TN.

Henry is wanted by the TBI and the Washington County Sheriff's Office to face murder charges in connection to a triple homicide. Earlier today, Washington County deputies responded to a home in Jonesborough, after receiving a call from an individual in California stating Henry had killed his family. Upon arrival, officers found three deceased adults inside the home. Henry lived at the residence in the 100 block of Skyline Road, but was not found. Information has led investigators to believe Henry has fled the state of Tennessee, possibly for California.

Henry is a white male who stands 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs approximately 190 pounds. He has brown hair and hazel eyes. Henry should be considered armed and dangerous and, if seen, should not be approached. Anyone with information about Henry's whereabouts should contact the TBI at 1-800-TBI-FIND or the Washington County Sheriff's Office at (423) 788-1414. There is a $1,000 reward for information leading to his capture.

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