KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — A case of alleged murder is moving forward in Sevier County.
In May, a woman was found shot to death at a Gatlinburg area rental cabin. The sheriff’s office said the victim and Popoca had come to Gatlinburg from South Carolina. According to the arrest warrant, Popoca admitted to deputies that he shot his girlfriend during an argument.
Popaca is scheduled to be in court again on October 17.