23-year-old man’s body found in Clarksville; Homicide investigation underway

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A homicide investigation is now underway after a 23-year-old man’s body was found in Clarksville Wednesday morning.

Billy Pace Jr.’s body was discovered in a wooded area near the 1000 block of Ross Lane.

His cause of death was not immediately released.

According to a release, Pace was reported missing by his dad on Sunday. His father reported he had not spoken to Pace since the night of Dec. 15.

Investigators are following up on leads in the case and are talking with several persons of interest. A motive was not immediately known.

Authorities said Pace’s murder is an isolated incident and there is no threat to the community.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office at 931-648-0611 or Crime Stoppers at 931-645-TIPS.