Roane County property assessor candidate J.T. Woods is dead after he allegedly shot himself in the head at Property Assessor Teresa Kirkham's house Thursday morning, according to police. The incident was reported around 8:30 a.m. Kingston police and fire responded to the incident.
Woods was 56. Kirkham was home at the time of the incident, police said.
The road leading up to Kirkham's Brentwood residence was blocked that morning by a Kingston police car and yellow tape.