Body found dumped near Old Hickory Beach

Tuesday, April 21, 2009 at 2:19am
Staff report

Metro Police detectives are investigating the murder of a young black man who was apparently dumped from a vehicle onto the side of Burnett Road near Old Hickory Beach on Monday afternoon.

Police say the victim, who was shot to death, was discovered at 2 p.m. by security personnel from the DuPont Plant during a routine check of the area. Guards said the body was not there during a security check an hour earlier.

The victim was wearing a black hoodie and blue jeans, according to police. He did not possess any identification.

Anyone with information about this homicide can call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 74-CRIME.