Family hopes billboard will help solve murder case

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Family members hope a billboard in Nashville will help close the unsolved murder of Ryan Trent.

Ryan Trent was shot and killed in his white 2004 Chevrolet Silverado truck on Ellington Parkway near the Briley Parkway exit ramps on Sept. 28 between 1:45 a.m. and 2:45 a.m.

The billboard is placed along the James Robertson Bridge, heading downtown from east Nashville.

Police initially thought Trent had died from injuries sustained when he crashed his truck.

The gunshot was discovered during a detailed examination of his body by staff at the medical examiner’s office.

Anyone with information on the shooting is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 615-74-CRIME.

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