Man indicted for murder after fatal stabbing at reservation church
ASHEVILLE — A federal grand jury has indicted a man on a first-degree murder count in connection with a fatal stabbing inside a church on the Cherokee Indian Reservation.
The Asheville Citizen-Times reports (http://avlne.ws/1jTN0tW) 22-year-old Forrest Dakota Hill has been indicted in the stabbing death of 25-year-old Tyler Gaddis of Whittier. Gattis was found on March 29 inside Smokemont Baptist Church off U.S. 441 north of Cherokee.
A medical examiner's report found Gattis was stabbed 19 times.