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Hawkins County man charged in teen's death

By News 5 Staff, news@wcyb.com
Published On: Jun 06 2014 10:20:44 AM CDT
Preston Bentley
HAWKINS COUNTY, Tenn. -

A Hawkins County man is facing charges after a teenager was found dead in Church Hill, Tennessee.

A Hawkins County grand jury indicted Preston Bentley of Surgoinsville Thursday on a charge of criminally negligent homicide.

Church Hill police say in November Bentley supplied alcohol to 18-year-old Jimmy Turner Cradic, who later froze to death .

Officers found Cradic's remains next to a porch outside a mobile home Burlington Road.