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Dandridge Man Arrested As Person Of Interest In Murder Of Woman In Somerset, KY

PULASKI COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) -- Police in Dandridge, Tennessee have arrested a man who they say is a person of interest in the murder of a woman on a church property in Somerset.

Carolyn New was killed on August 24 as she cleaned an activity center at her church, Denham Street Baptist in Somerset. On Tuesday, police in Dandridge arrested 41-year-old Dwight Mitchell Bell on charges stemming from the warrant for the theft of Carolyn New’s automobile.

Police have been looking for Bell since they found Carolyn New's vehicle after her murder.