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.

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