Police ID badly burned body found in Bellevue

Friday, September 10, 2010 at 5:11pm
Staff reports

Metro police have identified the man found dead in a burning pickup truck the Regal Cinema in Bellevue.

Firefighters found the body of Joshua Lars Strickland, 25, of Burns, Tenn., when they extinguished a burning pickup truck at the theater on 7744 Highway 70 South.

A motorist had flagged down police to report seeing a fire behind the theater.

Police have launched a homicide investigation, as evidence at the scene indicated foul play.

No additional details are being released to preserve the integrity of the homicide investigation.

Anyone with information on this murder case is urged to contact the Emergency Communications Center at 862-8600 or Crime Stoppers at 74-CRIME.

2 Comments on this post:

By: MK-Ultra on 9/10/10 at 11:46

Police have launched a homicide investigation,
as evidence at the scene indicated foul play.

Ya Think ?

I mean , come on here .
A guy sets himself on fire in his own truck in the passenger seat .

You go guys !

By: TharonChandler on 9/11/10 at 1:11

This could be a victim that has been captive and abused for months. The drugs that some of the old creeps are on makes em want men; in captive as sex slaves.