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Son charged in connection to mother's death in 1996

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Posted at 9:11 PM, Dec 04, 2019

WARREN COUNTY, Tenn. (WTVF) — A man has been indicted in connection to the death of his mother in December 1996.

The body of Lela Adcock was found in her McMinnville home back in December 1996 after police were asked to do a welfare check at the house.

TBI said her son, Paul Adcock Sr., was identified as the person responsible for her death following an investigation by authorities.

Adcock Sr. was indicted by the Warren County Grand Jury on 2nd degree murder and tampering with evidence charges.

He's currently being held on bond at the Warren County Jail.