KPD: Serial Rapist in Custody

Knoxville Police say a serial rapist with crimes dating back to last summer is in custody. 37-year-old Aaron Gray is suspected in multiple sexual assaults against several victims in the Mission District of Knoxville.

Following extensive investigation by the Violent Crimes Unit, the Criminal Investigation Division and Homeless Outreach officers, Gray has been charged with nine felony counts, including the following:

  • Especially Aggravated Kidnapping, Felon in Possession of a Weapon and Aggravated Rape from an incident that occurred during the summer of 2019 involving a female victim
  • Aggravated Assault and Attempted Aggravated Rape from an incident that occurred on or around April 24, 2020 involving a female victim
  • Rape from an incident that occurred near the Greyhound bus station in February 2020 involving a female victim
  • Attempted Aggravated Robbery and two counts of Aggravated Rape from an incident that occurred at the end of March near 418 N. Broadway involving a male victim

Gray has been booked into the Knox County Detention Center. The investigation remains ongoing and additional charges are forthcoming.

There is no custom code to display.

Weather

  • Forecast
  • Currents
  • Planner

What's happening

The Drive-In Concert Series

The Drive-In Concert Series

Get ready for a unique live music experience you’ll never forget, the Drive-In Concert Series at Smokies Stadium! Bring a lawn chair, listen to the sound system or tune in through your car radio and enjoy the music at a safe, responsible distance.

NewsTalk 98.7’s Summer Home Makeover

NewsTalk 98.7’s Summer Home Makeover

Congratulations to Heather Riordan of Oak Ridge, TN, the winner of NewsTalk 98.7’s Summer Home Makeover! Heather is the winner of a $4,500 home makeover from our local sponsors. Thank you to our sponsors and all our listeners who registered!

Cumulus Knoxville COVID-19 Resource Center

Cumulus Knoxville COVID-19 Resource Center

Listen to Hallerin Hilton Hill discuss with official resources as he provides you with important information regarding the COVID-19 crisis, and how you can get relief through local & federal resources. Find all the information you need to know about COVID-19 testing, relief, & resources, with web links and more here.

Local Love

Local Love

Cumulus Knoxville loves the local community. We want to show some local love by encouraging you to shop at East Tennessee businesses.