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Carlee Nease Indicted on First-Degree Murder Charge in Death of Dennis Prutianov


April 29, 2013


South Precinct detectives today arrested Carlee Michelle Nease on a Davidson County Grand Jury indictment charging her with first-degree murder for last September’s shooting death of Dennis Prutianov at his 4004 Moss Road home in Antioch.
Nease, 20, was taken into custody at her Blairfield Drive home and is being held in the Metro Jail in lieu of $500,000 bond.
Prutianov, 26, was fatally wounded when shots were fired into his residence just after 1:30 a.m. on September 8, 2012.  Investigation by Detective Chad High and his colleagues at the South Precinct led to the identification of Nease as a suspect.  Other arrests are anticipated.
A drug motive for the murder has not been ruled out.  Prutianov had felony cocaine and marijuana convictions in his history.


Carlee Michelle Nease  Dennis Prutianov