Middlesboro man charged with manslaughter

Published 11:27 am Friday, August 13, 2021

A Middlesboro man currently jailed in Leslie County is facing a manslaughter charge.

Blake Davis, 25, of Middlesboro, was served with a complaint warrant obtained by Middlesboro City Police Sgt. Barry Cowan.

According to the complaint, Davis wantonly caused the death of Samuel Farmer on Jan. 3 in Bell County.

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Davis was charged with second-degree manslaughter. He is currently lodged as a state inmate in the Leslie County Detention Center.