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Arrest made in 2011 Kingsport homicide

Published On: Feb 26 2014 04:33:54 AM CST
Updated On: Feb 26 2014 10:25:39 AM CST
Kingsport Murder 2011
KINGSPORT, Tenn. -

The Kingsport Police Department will make an announcement Wednesday concerning a two-year-old murder case in the city.

Police say an arrest has been made in the investigation into the 2011 homicide of 65-year-old Betty Sue Short, whom police say was beaten to death in her Barnett Avenue apartment in October 2011.

Police say an arrest was made Tuesday afternoon in the case.  They will release more details about the arrest, and the suspect, during a news conference at ten o'clock Wednesday morning.

We will have the latest facts on News 5 WCYB at noon.