Etowah County Man Arrested for the Death of Another

Saturday, March 24, 2018


An Etowah County man is behind bars in connection to the death of another man. Sheriff Todd Entrekin says Glenn Gidley shot and killed Myron Henson Thursday night. A neighbor called 911 around 8:20pm saying there were shots fired at a home on Phyllis Drive. When deputies arrived on the scene, they began CPR until emergency personnel arrived. 


Henson was late pronounced dead at a local hospital. Gidley was arrested at the intersection of Appalachian Highway and Macedonia Road in the Coates Bend community. Investigators say there is no clear motive. However, witnesses say Henson and Gidley were in a verbal argument before the shooting occurred.


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