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By WAYNE THOMAS
As the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department and the TBI continue to investigate the murder of 24-year-old Megan Sharpton of Tullahoma, her family has established a reward fund for the arrest of the person or persons responsible for her death.
According to her sister Leah Sharpton, a car wash will be held on Saturday at Auto Pride Car Wash, 1820 N. Jackson St, with “all the money going to the reward fund.
“We will also be selling T-shirts which will read, ‘Megan is our star. We’re her voice,’ on the front, and on the back it will read, ‘Someone needs to speak out. Call the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department phone number and the TBI’s info number,’” Sharpton said.
Anyone wanting to contribute to the reward fund may do so by sending donations to the Megan Sharpton account at any branch of American City Bank.
According to sheriff’s department investigators, they have interviewed a number of people in Coffee, Franklin and Bedford counties regarding Megan’s murder.
“We feel that there are people out there who saw Megan on July 1st but who haven’t come forward to tell us about seeing her,” Franklin County Sheriff Tim Fuller said.
Meanwhile, Leah Sharpton said that she hopes anyone who saw her sister on that day will take time to call the sheriff’s department.
The partially burned body of Megan Sharpton was found around 1:30 a.m. July 1 on Awalt Road in Franklin County.
Police determined that the young woman died of blunt force trauma.
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