Body found in Nashville field identified as 19-year-old

Photo: WKRN

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A man was found shot to death in a field Wednesday morning off Old Hickory Boulevard in south Nashville.

Metro police said they identified 19-year-old Jorge Alvarado, of Wallace Road, through his fingerprints.

Jorge Alvarado
Jorge Alvarado (Courtesy: Metro-Nashville Police Department)

According to a press release, Alvarado’s mother called police Thursday morning to report him as a missing person.

The mother said she last saw him walking from their Wallace Road residence at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Detectives are working to identify Alvarado’s friends and acquaintances as they attempt to establish a motive for his murder.

Anyone with information on Alvarado’s background is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463. Spanish speaking operators are available.

Persons can also contact the South Precinct at 615-862-7744 and ask to speak to a Spanish speaking officer.

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