SUMNER COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – The State medical examiner has released the cause of death for the seven victims killed in the Sumner County slayings.
State Medical examiner Dr. Feng Li told News 2 that all seven victims died from multiple blunt force injuries and some of the victims also had sharp force injuries.
The victims found at 1177 Charles Brown Road were identified as:
- David Carl Cummins, 51, father of suspect
- Clara Jane Cummins, 44, mother of suspect
- Charles Hosale,45, uncle of suspect
- Rachel Dawn McGlothlin-Pee, 43, relationship to suspect is unknown
- Sapphire McGlothlin-Pee, 12, daughter of Rachel
- Marsha Elizabeth Nuckols, 64, mother of Rachel
One victim found at 1555 Luby Brown Road:
- Shirley D. Fehrle, 67, relationship unclear
An 8th victim who survived is described as a relative of the suspect and remains hospitalized.
The TBI identified Michael Cummins, 25, as the suspect in the killings. He was wounded by a police officer during the capture and remains in the hospital. Cummins has not been formally charged yet.