Maryville College football player accused in murder - WSMV News 4

Maryville College football player accused in high schooler's murder

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William Gaul (Source: Knox County Sheriff's Office) William Gaul (Source: Knox County Sheriff's Office)
KNOXVILLE, TN (WSMV) -

A Maryville College football player is behind bars, charged with first-degree murder.

According to NBC affiliate WBIR, 18-year-old William Gaul was arrested overnight in Knox County.

Gaul is accused of killing a high school cheerleader. The victim was found dead inside her home early Monday.

The student attended Central High School, which is the same school Gaul graduated from last year.

There is no word on what, if any, relationship the two had.

Gaul is being held at the Knox County Jail on $750,000 bond.

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