COFFEE COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — A man has been arrested on a charge of first-degree murder after a person was killed at a home in Coffee County Tuesday afternoon.

The Coffee County Sheriff’s Office said deputies responded to a residence on Shiloh Drive in Beechgrove, where a man was reportedly in need of medical attention. When law enforcement arrived, Juan Carlos Torres, 39, was dead, according to investigators.

Joseph Andrew Johnson Jr.
Joseph Andrew Johnson Jr. (Courtesy: Coffee County Sheriff’s Office)

Deputies determined there had been an altercation between Torres and another man, identified by detectives as Joseph Andrew Johnson Jr., 36.

While the circumstances of the killing were not disclosed, the sheriff’s office said Johnson was arrested on a charge of first-degree murder. He was booked into the Coffee County jail.