The Morristown Police Department is seeking Michael Brandon Ratliff in connection with the murder of Antonio Yarbrough Friday night in Morristown.

Ratliff is considered to be armed and dangerous and is a known narcotics user.

He is a 33-year-old white male, 5’11” tall, and weighs approximately 160 pounds.  He has brown hair and brown eyes. Ratliff may try to alter his appearance by wearing a wig.

The MPD is asking for the public’s help in locating this dangerous individual.  He is known to frequent addresses on Cedar Creek Road and Three Springs Road in Hamblen County as well as the Whitesburg area.

Anyone who has information on Michael Brandon Ratliff’s whereabouts is urged to contact police dispatch at 423-585-2701.  Please do not approach this individual.

Anyone wishing to report information anonymously may call 423-585-1833.

Investigators have taken a warrant for Second Degree Murder in this case.  Ratliff has additional, unrelated warrants on file at the Hamblen County Sheriff’s Office.

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