Stabbing Victim Dies, Suspect Charged with First-Degree Murder

Updated story:

The victim of a stabbing in Pigeon Forge has died.

According to our TV News Partner, WVLT Police say 19 year-old Savannah Burford was leaving the Sunliner Diner last night when she was approached a co-worker, 18 year-old Gabriel Turcios. The two got into a argument and she was stabbed repeadedly.

Turcios was found shortly after the incident and arrested. He is charged with first-degree murder and aggravated assault. Warrants show the suspect told police he had been contemplating the killing for days.

Original Story:

The victim of a stabbing in Pigeon Forge has died.

Police say an employee was leaving the Sunliner Diner last night when she was approached by 18 year-old Gabriel Turcios. The two got into a argument and she was stabbed.

Turcios was found shortly after the incident and arrested. He is charged with first-degree murder and aggravated assault.

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