Teen charged with murder in Montgomery County

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — A 17-year-old has been charged with murder in Montgomery County.

The unidentified male teen is accused of the murder of Billy Pace Jr.

Pace’s body was discovered on Dec. 21 in a wooded area near the 1000 block of Ross Lane.

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

The investigation into the murder is ongoing and no further details are being released at this time.

Anyone with details concerning the case is asked to contact Investigator Billy Wall at 931-648-0611 ext 13415.

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