By | July 28, 2021

On July 27, 2021 deputies with the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office responded to 150 Candy Turf in Forest City reference to a shooting.
When deputies arrived they found Thomas Liebel (33) deceased from a gunshot wound.

Detectives with the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office responded and started an investigation. After further investigation, and consulting with the Rutherford County District Attorney’s Office, warrants were issued on Andrew Franklin Hodge for shooting into an occupied dwelling and murder.

Hodge has not been arrested on these charges.

The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with information on the whereabouts of Andrew Franklin Hodge to contact the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office at 828-286-2911 or call the Rutherford County Crimestoppers Number at 828-286-TIPS (828-286-8477)