Mom of abducted Tenn. toddler was stabbed to death, autopsy shows

Mother of AMBER Alert toddler was found stabbed to death in her apartment

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – The Knoxville Police Department said autopsy results show Kimberly Enix was stabbed during an attack.

Officers found the body of Kimberly Enix Wednesday morning at her apartment on Quiet Way in Fountain City. Her daughter, Brooklynn, was missing.

Tyler Enix on Friday waived his right to an extradition hearing. Knoxville Police Department investigators said he will return to Knoxville within seven to ten days. Once Tyler Enix returns to Knoxville he will face pending charges on one count of first degree murder, according to Knoxville Police. They said additional charges are possible as the investigation continues.

Evidence from Kimberly Enix’s apartment is being processed. Her autopsy was completed Thursday, but the exact cause of her death is still pending the final medical examiner’s report.

WKBN 27 First News provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. No links will be permitted. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s