Rogersville Police Chief Doug Nelson told the Kingsport Times News that 52-year-old Roger Hawkins was found dead by a family member on Saturday at his apartment. Nelson said Hawkins was disabled and was a veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Police arrested two punks; 18-year-old Austin Scott Price and 22-year-old Samuel Wade Hirsch and charged them with felony first-degree murder. They are being held without bond until their arraignment today.
He is being remembered as a hero by family and friends. Roger Hawkins
His Facebook page: Roger D. Hawkins