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Man Accused Of Fatally Stabbing Bean Station Man Captured Tuesday

A man accused of fatally stabbing a Bean Station man and added to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's Top 10 Most Wanted List was captured on Tuesday.

Daniel Christopher Peters was wanted by the Bean Station Police Department and the TBI on a First Degree Murder charge in connection to a June 2 homicide in Grainger County. TBI announced Tuesday he was found hiding inside a relative's home on Ned Clark Road. Daniel Peters is now being held at the Grainger County Jail.

The TBI said 35-year-old Daniel Christopher Peters and his brother 37-year-old Travis Peters, stabbed and killed 28-year-old Joshua Beasley at a home in the 200 block of Ned Clark Road in Bean Station Saturday morning.

Officers responded just after 8 a.m. and transported Beasley to a local hospital, where he later died.

Bean Station officers obtained warrants for the Peters' arrest; they are both charged with first degree murder.

TBI said Travis Peters is in custody and is booked into the Grainger County Jail on a $2 million bond.

Anyone with information about Daniel Peters' whereabouts should call the TBI at 1-800-TBI-FIND (1-800-824-3463). Peters is a 35-year-old white male with brown hair and brown eyes. He stands 510 and weighs approximately 180 pounds. He has tattoos on both arms and on his chest. A reward of up to $2,500 being offered for information leading to his arrest.