Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

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May 17, 2013

Indictments handed down in Selby slaying

CROSSVILLE — One Crossville area man was indicted for the beating death of a local woman, while an acquaintance of the suspect was indicted for being an accessory to the crime, according to court records.

Travis Allen Brumbalough, 27, was indicted by the grand jury on May 6 on a charge of first-degree murder in the beating death of Paula Brenda Sue Selby in a room at the Budget Inn on Hwy. 127 S. on Jan. 22.

Franklin Dewey Adcox was indicted on a charge of being an accessory after the fact for his actions that could have hindered the investigation into Selby’s death. Cause of death is believed to be trauma to the head.

Emergency personnel and sheriff’s investigators were dispatched to the Budget Inn shortly before 8 a.m. on a report of a female who was not responsive. Upon arrival, they found Selby dead, laying in a pool of blood and lying face down.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation was called and an agent was dispatched to the scene and a homicide investigation was launched, which included the issuance of two search warrants.

The probe led investigators to conclude that Brumbalough was allegedly responsible for the injuries Selby, also known as Foust, suffered, leading to her death.

Reportedly Adcox’s alleged role in the incident was helping to move the body from where it fell, and helping drag her to a bathroom. He provided investigators with a statement.

Other persons indicted by the grand jury listed below are to appear today for arriagnment.


•Marcus Allan Braddam, attempted aggravated burglary and simple possession of marijuana.

•Jesse Cole Manis, theft of more than $1,000.

•Kelly Scott Hood, theft of more than $10,000.

•Allen Edward Boeninghaus, aggravated burglary and theft of more than $1,000. Also, a separate count of aggravated burglary.


•Ricky Lee Bertram, initiation of the process to manufacture methamphetamine.

•Marland Lee Hoover, initiation of the process to manufacture methamphetamine.

•Ricky Edward Henry, possession of less than .5 grams of methamphetamine for resale.


•Ronnie William Kilby, introducing contraband into a penal institution.

•Farrah Lynn Coleman, simple possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a prohibited weapon.

•Trista Lee Brown, possession of more than one-half ounce of marijuana for sale and possession more than one-half ounce of marijuana for delivery.

•Ronnie William Kilby, introducing contraband into a penal institution.


•John Lynn Lewis, three counts of aggravated assault.

•Louis Stewart Altes, aggravated assault with a weapon with alternate count of aggravated assault with serious bodily harm.

•Terry Lane Cobb, assault.


•Joshua Jude Marryshow, reckless endangerment and felony evading arrest.

Driving under the influence

•Danny Boyd Tollett, third offense driving under the influence, resisting arrest and retaliation for past action.

•Sean Michael Halleran, second offense driving under the influence and refusing to take an intoximeter test.

•Trista Lee Brown, driving under the influence.


•Jerry Wayne Sherrill, possession of a weapon by a felon. Also, separate indictment charging possession of a weapon by a felon.

Miscellaneous charges

•Larry Allen Selby, vandalism of more than $1,000.

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