CUMBERLAND COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
Sheriff Casey Cox
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 10, 2023
CUMBERLAND COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE INVESTIGATES TWO DEATHS
September 10, 2023 – Crossville, Tennessee- The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office is actively
investigating the unexplained deaths of two individuals at a residence on Deep Draw Road. On
September 10, 2023, at approximately 4:22 pm, Sheriff’s Deputies and Investigators responded
to a call reporting the discovery of deceased individuals.
The deceased have been identified as Tamara Clark, aged 56, and Del Clark, aged 54. The
investigation is continuing at this time to determine the circumstances surrounding their deaths.
The initial investigation has not revealed any signs of foul play.
In order to establish a precise cause of death, both bodies will be transferred to the medical
examiner’s office for an autopsy. The medical examiner’s findings will provide crucial information
that will aid in shedding light on this tragic incident.
We would like to assure the residents of Cumberland County that there is no threat to public
safety and no reason for concern.
We extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Tamara Clark and Del Clark.
Our thoughts and prayers are with them as they navigate this heartbreaking loss.
The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office will provide updates on the investigation as more
information becomes available.
Sgt. Gary Howard
Public Information Officer