On December 17, 2016 at approximately 3:00 AM the Hendersonville Police Department responded to 208 Eleanor Court regarding a possible stabbing. Upon arrival a 79-year-old male was located in the front yard and stated that he had been stabbed. The 79-year-old male was transported to the hospital, where he underwent surgery. This subject remains in the hospital and is improving.
Officers also located Travis Sanders, 21 years of age, in the residence. Mr. Sanders was determined to be deceased. A third person at the scene, Icie Hawkins, 18 years of age, was transported to the hospital where she was later pronounced dead. This is an open and active investigation that is pending autopsies. Further information will be provided once the autopsies are completed. This was an isolated incident and there is no threat to the community from this situation.
Anyone with information regarding this or other crime is encouraged to call the Hendersonville Crime Stoppers at 615-573-5400. Tips can also be submitted by text to the number 274637 (crimes) using keyword TIPHPD.