Tuesday, 27 April 2021 17:59

Giles County, TN, Auto Body Shop Owner Remembered as Authorities Investigate Possible Homicide

Written by Mike Christen, The Daily Herald
Jim Grimes. Jim Grimes. File photo/The Daily Herald


...his impact will outlast our generation. We will continue to keep his family and his Auto Body Advantage family in our prayers." 


Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is assisting the local sheriff’s department in the investigation, TBI Public Information Officer Susan Niland confirmed.


Investigators with the Giles County Sheriff’s Department confirmed the agency is investigating Grimes’ death as a homicide and the department is actively pursuing leads.


“It is still ongoing,” Sheriff Kyle Helton told The Daily Herald. "We are at a point where there is not much information we can give out. There are some things we are looking into that we can’t talk about right now. Our goal is to get this thing solved and bring the murder to justice.”


A suspect has not been named in the case.


Deputies responded to the scene at 9:39 p.m. April 19 where Grimes was found deceased. The agency confirmed Grime’s spouse contacted the authorities.


A celebration of life ceremony was to be held in memory of Grimes on April 25 at The Venue at Birchwood, 4749 Kedron Road in Spring Hill.


Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Giles County Sheriff’s Department at 931-363-3505, or the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation at 1-800-TBI-FIND.


We thank The Daily Herald for reprint permission. 


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