'Walking Dead' actor Josh 'KTO' Turner arrested in Tennessee after he was released from jail by mistake
According to the Cocke County Sheriff's Office, the reason behind the arrest is an outstanding warrant he had on him for an assault in Oregon
Joshua Lee Turner, 34, the 'Tattooed Saviour' in a few episodes of 'The Walking Dead, was arrested on February 13, Thursday, in Newport, Tennessee. According to the Cocke County Sheriff's Office, the reason behind the arrest is an outstanding warrant he had on him for an assault in Oregon. While the details about the assault charge are yet to be revealed, it has been reported that he was released from custody in Oregon by mistake. He had been accused of a probation violation and a jailer has confirmed the news that he remained in jail Thursday morning pending extradition to Oregon, where the original charge was filed.
Born and raised in Bedford, Indiana, Turner moved to Louisville, Kentucky at the age of 18 to began a career in wrestling. He trained at Training & Wrestled for the Former WWE Training Camp Ohio Valley Wrestling. After sustaining an injury, he took some time off wrestling and later was part of major wrestling promotions. As a wrestler, he goes by the name Josh “TKO” Turner, and on his Facebook page, he wrote of his wrestling career saying, "Many of Josh’s friends and family, all though it was a phase he would grow out of, but not Josh it was in his heart and he knew what he wanted and what he had to do in order to achieve his dreams.”
He moved to acting and has had 17 uncredited appearances in AMC's 'The Walking Dead' as the 'Tattooed Savior' and in 2014, his daughter Kaylie had also appeared in an episode with her father. She herself, has decided to follow in his footsteps and is an aspiring actress.
His first uncredited role was in the movie, 'Twilight' and he has also appeared in the 'The Watchmen', in 'The Last Movie Star' a 2016 movie by Burt Reynolds’. His most recent role was in 'Impractical Jokers: The Movie.' His other uncredited roles include 'The Vampire Diaries,' 'The Originals' and 'Doctor Sleep.'