man is facing charges in the death of owner-operator Bill Ray Snipes
of Odenville, AL, according to officials with the Hamblen County,
TN, Sessions Court.
Marsh of Claiborne County faces a charge of involuntary manslaughter
in Snipes’ death. The case is scheduled to be presented before a
grand jury July 7. That grand jury will decide whether the case
will go to trial. In the meantime, Marsh is free on $50,000 bond.
to The Morristown Citizen Tribune, the two were involved
in an altercation along I-81 near Morristown. Snipes allegedly hit
Marsh. According to prosecutors and witnesses, Marsh allegedly responded
by shooting Snipes in the face with a .38-caliber revolver. The
trucker died later at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System.
incident occurred Feb. 11, the newspaper said. Marsh, if convicted,
would face three to six years in prison
was an owner-operator and former OOIDA member.
Mark H. Reddig, associate editor
Reddig can be reached at email@example.com.