The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, alongside the Jackson County Sheriff's Office has obtained a warrant for the arrest of an Overton County man for the beating death of a Jackson County man.
Authorities reported that Michael Huffer beat 51-year-old Ronnie Lambert to death at his home located in the 3900 block of Morrison Creek Road in Gainesboro last Thursday.
During their investigation, it was determined Huffer robbed Lambert of prescription pills and beat him in the face, head and upper body.
The 33-year-old is being held in the Overton County jail on unrelated charges. He will be transferred to the Jackson County jail in the near future and held without bond.