Man found fatally shot in hotel room

Monday, October 5, 2009 at 7:50pm
Staff reports

A 34-year-old Kentucky man was discovered dead Monday afternoon inside a hotel room in north Nashville, Metro Police said in a release.

Detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding the fatal shooting at America's Best Value Inn at 2403 Brick Church Pike.

Metro Police said the hotel manager knocked on the door at 12:50 p.m. Monday. When no one responded, he entered and found the man dead inside the room. The room had been rented the day before.

Police have not released his name pending notification of next of kin.

Anyone who has information concerning this murder is urged to contact North Precinct detectives at 862-7901 or Crime Stoppers at 74-CRIME.