BEDFORD COUNTY, TENNESSEE RESIDENT FOUND DECEASED AFTER INGESTING NARCOTICS RESULTS IN ARREST OF A SHELBYVILLE MAN

TBI PRESS RELEASE 600

BEDFORD COUNTY, TN (August 21, 2022) – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) is reporting that a joint investigation by TBI special agents with the Drug Investigation Division of TBI, the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office, and the 17th Judicial District Drug Task Force resulted in the indictment of a Shelbyville man, in connection to the drug-related death of a Bedford County resident.

On Saturday, February 26th, agents joined deputies in investigating the death of William Hallum (VICTIM'S DOB 04/03/2001), who was found deceased after ingesting narcotics.

 TBImichael zambrano2The investigation identified Michael Zambrano as the individual who provided the drugs to the victim.

On Monday, August 15th, the Bedford County Grand Jury returned an indictment charging Michael Zambrano (ACCUSED'S DOB 12/21/2000) with:

  • One count of Second Degree Murder

Later that same day, Zambrano was taken into custody by an officer with the Shelbyville Police Department.

At the time of his arrest, Mr. Zambrano was in possession of substances believed to be Cocaine and Fentanyl. 

This individual was also charged with:

  • Two counts of possession of a controlled substance
  • Resisting arrest

Zambrano was booked into the Bedford County Jail on a $115,000 bond.

Photo of the accused is from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

 

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