UPDATE: Suspect charged with attempted first-degree murder in Sullivan Co. now in custody

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SULLIVAN COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) – UPDATE – The suspect charged with attempted first-degree murder and aggravated arson in the case of a woman found unresponsive in a yard has been captured.

According to a post from the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office, Nathaniel White-Young has been captured.

White-Young was captured as of 10:40 a.m. on Monday.

News Channel 11 requested White-Young’s criminal background, which revealed he had previously been arrested on October 28, 2018 for aggravated domestic assault.

White-Young had entered a guilty plea for that charge, and his jail time was suspended. He was sentenced to a $50 fine and put on probation and ordered to complete anger management.

White-Young was also ordered to have no violent contact with the victim of that incident.

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A man is being sought after being charged with attempted first-degree murder in Sullivan County after authorities found a woman unresponsive in a yard Sunday.

According to a release from the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office, investigators spent all night securing a warrant for Nathaniel White-Young, 30, of Kingsport.

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White-Young is charged with attempted first-degree murder and aggravated arson.

The release says White-Young could possibly be driving a gold, 1987 Honda Civic. Anyone with information regarding his location is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 423-279-7330.

White-Young is a white male described as being 5’11”, 180 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes.

Authorities responded to a scene Sunday afternoon on Fordtown Road in Kingsport and found a woman unresponsive and had to transport her to the hospital for treatment.

This is a developing story. Stay tuned with News Channel 11 online and on-air for updates.

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