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Alleged murder suspect captured

R Harr
Published: 12:19 PM, 12/12/2012 Last updated: 9:32 AM, 12/19/2012

Source: The Rogersville Review

By Bill Grubb
News Editor

ROGERSVILLE - A man who faces first-degree murder charges in connection with the March 2012 homicide of Christopher A. Varalli is now in custody, according to Hawkins County Sheriff Ronnie Lawson.
    Lisa Harr, also wanted in the case, turned herself in at the Hawkins County Sheriff's Office Saturday (December 15) afternoon, Lawson said.
    "Randy E. Harr has been captured in a wooded area in Gainsville Florida by the U.S. Marshals Service and is in custody this afternoon (Thursday)," according to Lawson.
    The sheriff added that "no further information" on the arrest was available at this time.
    On March 20, 2012, firefighters found Varalli's body following a fire at his 478 George Allen Road, Surgoinsville residence. 
    At a Wednesday morning press conference Hawkins County Sheriff Ronnie Lawson announced three individuals now face charges in that crime, with he Harrs still on the run.
    - Randy Edwin Harr, 43, 833 Bell Ridge Road, Kingsport, has been indicted on charges of first degree murder, first degree felony murder, aggravated burglary and aggravated arson.
    - Lisa M. Harr, 40, with an address in Buffalo, New York, faces charges of intent to hinder or obstruct an officer from apprehending another person and tampering with evidence.  Lisa Harr is Randy Edwin Harr's wife and Varalli's ex-wife, according to Lawson.
    - James Antony Hall, 52, 657 Branch Road, Kingsport, currently in the Sullivan County Jail on unrelated charges, faces a charge of intent to hinder or obstruct an officer from apprehending another person.
    For additional information see the Weekend Review

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