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Greene Co. murder accomplice back in custody

(WBIR - NASHVILLE) The teenager whose disappearance led to Greeneville city schools being put on modified lockdown twice last week is now in custody.

The Greenville Police Department found Liam Lawlor at a home on the east side of Nashville around noon Tuesday. It said the department got information about his location at about midnight and worked through the night with the Nashville Metro Police Department to find him.

Greenville police also said it expects charges to be filed against Lawlor within the next couple of days in Greene County.

Lawlor was convicted to being an accessory after the fact in the murder of Robert Blanchard. 


Original story: 12/3/15

A teen convicted in connection to a 2014 Greene County murder has been reported missing. 

Liam Lawlor was found guilty of being an accessory after the fact in the killing of Robert Blanchard. Blanchard's son, Zachary, is charged with first degree murder. 

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Lawlor was attending a high school in the Nashville area. Police told WCYB he left that school sometime Wednesday and hasn't been seen since. 

All Greeneville City schools were placed on a modified lockdown Thursday as a precaution. 



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