Man sought after Nashville murder victim’s car driven to NC

(Mug: Metro Nashville Police Department)
(Mug: Metro Nashville Police Department)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A man is wanted for questioning after a West Nashville murder victim’s car was found in North Carolina.

Deon Brown, 24, was found dead, stabbed to death, Monday morning at Western Express on Centennial Place.

A day later, his car—a white Pontiac G6—was found in Hickory, North Carolina.

Deon Brown (Courtesy: Metro Nashville Police Department)
Deon Brown (Courtesy: Metro Nashville Police Department)

Metro police said they believe Christopher Gadsden, 26, drove the car there. He has ties to Fayetteville, North Carolina.

Gadsden is now wanted for questioning as authorities want to know how he got Brown’s car and what, if anything, he may know about his murder.

Anyone seeing Gadsden or knowing his whereabouts is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463 or West Precinct Investigations at 615-862-7385.

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