Bloods gang member wanted for 3-year-old’s murder in East Tennessee

Demetrius Covington (Courtesy: Tennessee Bureau of Investigation)
Demetrius Covington (Courtesy: Tennessee Bureau of Investigation)

ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. (WKRN) – A 28-year-old man was added to the state’s Top 10 Most Wanted List in the death of a toddler.

According to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Demetrius Covington—aka Demetrius Somerville—is accused of killing a 3-year-old child.

Covington faces first-degree murder charges from the Elizabethton Police Department.

He was last seen driving a 2006 white, Chevrolet Impala with Tennessee tag Z31-82E. He is a known member of the Bloods street gang and should be considered armed and dangerous.

Covington, 28, is an African-American man who stands at 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs approximately 185 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information about his whereabouts should contact the TBI at 1-800-TBI-FIND. There is a $2,500 reward being offered, in addition to a  $1,000 reward from the TBI, for information leading to his arrest.