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Jury indicts Danville man on three capital murder charges

By Michael Wetzel

For the Enquirer

The Danville man accused of fatally shooting three people, including his wife, in May 2020 has been indicted on three counts of capital murder by a Morgan County grand jury, and two other men were indicted in other slaying cases.

The grand jury convened in August, and the indictments were released Wednesday.

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Carson Ray Peters, 60, of Danville, was charged in the deaths of his wife, Teresa Lynn Peters, 53, of Danville; her sister, Tammy Renee Smith, 50, of Danville; and James Edward Miller, 55, of Lacey’s Spring, Smith’s boyfriend.

Murder indictments were also issued for Raul Castellanos Rincon, 59, of Decatur, and Bobby Daryl Hamblen, 60, East Upper River Road, Somerville.

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Rincon was accused in the stabbing death of his son, Brandon Coy Rincon, 23, at an apartment on 19th Avenue Southeast June 9, 2020.

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Hamblen was charged with fatally shooting his roommate, David James McCluskey, 54, at his home and dumping the body in the Tennessee River July 20, 2020. The body was discovered near the River City boat landing, according to sheriff’s records.

In addition to the capital murder charges, Peters was also indicted on a first-degree assault charge in the shooting and wounding of Mary Louise Kenney, the mother of Teresa Peters and Tammy Smith. Court records show Kenney was shot in the arm and spent several days in the hospital.

An arraignment for Carson Peters is set for Nov. 15.

Peters remains in Morgan County Jail with no bail set.