The Transylvania Times -

By Kate Herold
Staff Writer" 

Grand Jury Indicts On More Serious Charge


Robert Debiase, of Johnson City, Tenn., who was initially charged with voluntary manslaughter in the death of 26-year-old Christopher Clark

Lien last May, has been arrested on the more serious charge of second-degree murder.

A Grand Jury recently handed down the indictment. Transylvania County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested the 25-year-old Debiase on Dec. 27. Debiase was booked and released on an existing $20,000 secured bond.

Investigators said that on May 26, Lien and Debiase got into an altercation at a party bonfire at 99 Ivy Lane in the Cathey's Creek area at around 3 a.m.

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