Murders of Channon Christian and Christopher Newsom
Channon Gail Christian, age 21, and Hugh Christopher Newsom, Jr., age 23, were from Knoxville, Tennessee. They were kidnapped on the evening of 6 January 2007, when Christian's vehicle was carjacked, and taken to a rental house, where both of them were raped, tortured, and murdered, sometimes referred to as the Knoxville Horror.
"If Channon Christian and Christopher Newsom had been black and their killers white, everyone in America would know their names. Because they were white and their killers are black, their fate has been shrouded in a thick silence that has given rise to a host of gruesome rumors."
- The Knoxville Horror: The Crime and the Cover-Up
- Loved Ones Remember Knoxville Horror Racist Atrocity Victims Channon Christian and Christopher Newsom Seven Years After Murders
- The Knoxville Horror: The Crime and the Cover-Up https://www.amren.com/news/2007/05/the_knoxville_h/