Decomposing Body Recovered Tuesday Afternoon from Seven Mile Creek in South Nashville
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
South Precinct detectives are working with the Medical Examiner’s Office to identify the decomposing body of a man recovered this afternoon from Seven Mile Creek near the Harding Place Bridge. The victim, who may have drowned in flooding during late March, was pinned against a tree and was mostly covered by brush, wood and other debris in the creek. Office of Emergency Management personnel recovered the body, which was discovered by a fisherman. There were no visible signs of foul play associated with the death. An autopsy is pending.
The victim was approximately 6 feet tall. His race could not be determined. He had a large chest tattoo with the words “Good Times” over an image of a mask smoking a cigarette. Anyone knowing an individual with that tattoo is asked to contact South Precinct Investigations at 615-862-7763.