Metro police are investigating the murder of a 52-year-old man who was discovered dead at an area motel Thursday afternoon.
Police reported Mitchel Moreno's body was found by a maintenance man inside a room at the Cumberland Inn located at 150 West Trinity Lane.
According to police, it appears Moreno died from blunt force trauma during a struggle inside the room which he had been renting since late last week.
Moreno was last seen Wednesday evening. Authorities said he was known to frequent a truck stop located near the motel.
Anyone with information on the crime is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 74-CRIME.