Suspect in Hawkins County murder case pleads guilty, given life sentence

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HAWKINS COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) — One of the three suspects in an investigation into a murdered mother of two has pled guilty to first-degree murder.

Charles Timothy Gray is one of three suspects charged with killing 26-year-old Callie Ison of Big Stone Gap, VA.  Her body was found in a creek in the Clinch area of Hawkins County back in November 2017.

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According to District Attorney General Dan Armstrong, Charles Timothy Gray of Louisville, Kentucky pleaded guilty on Thursday, June 20.

Gray received a life sentence.

The other two suspects, Augusta Hall and William Mullins, are also charged with first-degree murder.

Hall and Mullins are set for trial on October 7.

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