Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to reflect a press release from the Scott County Sheriff’s Office.
SCOTT COUNTY, Va. (WJHL) — A man wanted on multiple charges after he allegedly hit and killed a man and his dog in Kingsport with a vehicle was found dead in Virginia, police announced Tuesday morning.
According to the Scott County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO), officers responded to an abandoned house on A.P Carter Highway on Monday in an effort to locate, Jesse Carey, 28, of Kingsport.
Officers reportedly approached the home and heard a gunshot. Carey was found inside, deceased from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, the SCSO stated.
Carey faced several charges including vehicular homicide by recklessness, leaving the scene of a motor vehicle collision resulting in death and a second offense of driving on a revoked license.
On Monday, Carey was added to the Tennessee Most Wanted list.