Death Of Inmate Walter Caruthers
NASHVILLE - Death Row Inmate Walter L. Caruthers (TOMIS #0099361) was pronounced dead of natural causes on January 30, 2017 at 11:36 p.m. at Riverbend Maximum Security Institution in Nashville.
Caruthers was convicted of Robbery with a Deadly Weapon, Aggravated Kidnapping, and Murder in Knox County. He was sentenced to death on February 8, 1983.
As required by TDOC policies for all in custody deaths, an autopsy has been requested.