NASHVILLE- The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office and the 13th Judicial District Attorney General’s office have positively identified the four victims shot to death in a car on Renegade Mountain yesterday. Their bodies have been taken to the medical examiner’s office for autopsy.

The driver of the vehicle was identified as 22-year-old Danielle Jacobson and the three passengers identified as 17-year-old Steven Presley, 17-year-old Dominic Davis and 16-year-old John Lajeunesse.

Overnight, investigators developed a person of interest in the case and he was located in Rhea County and taken into custody on an unrelated charge for the safety of the community. The investigation is continuing and evidence is still being gathered today.


WHO: TBI Director Mark Gwyn, Cumberland County Sheriff Butch Burgess, Chief investigator Casey Cox, District Attorney General Randy York and Deputy District Attorney Gary McKenzie

WHERE: Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office