Hamilton County authorities have released the above sketch of a
suspect wanted in connection with the triple murder that occurred
last week in Lookout Valley. If you have any information regarding
the case or the suspect please call the police.
A triple murder
last week in Lookout Valley shook the entire area as news spread through the
tri-state area of the tragic events.
Accused in the
triple murder case is 19–year–old Derek Morse who has a preliminary hearing set
for May 8. Another suspect is being sought by police.
In addition to
the three killed a 16 year old remains in the hospital with serious injuries
from the attack at 4509 Kelly’s Ferry Place.
suspect is from Lookout Valley he had a Dade County connection.
On Oct. 25,
2011 Morse was one of two arrested for considerable damage to Dade County High
reports at the time, spray paint was used by vandals to paint windows and
buildings on the school grounds, even getting on the roof to paint on windows
in the Commons Area.
DCHS School Resource Officer at the time, stated warrants were issued for two
individuals from Lookout Valley, one a juvenile, for criminal damage to
property and interference with government property. Both charges were felonies
since the damage was over $500 he stated.
Morse has a
lengthy history with law enforcement with past charges for assault, firearms
violations, theft, domestic assault, fraud and various drug charges.
The victims of
the triple homicide had been identified as Jon E. Morris, 24, Caleb N. Boozer,
29 and John F. Lang, 53.
has released a composite drawing of another suspect in the murders and is
asking anyone with information to come forward.