Another arrest made 4 months after man found murdered in Clarksville

Jessica Simo (Courtesy: Montgomery County Sheriff's Office)

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A woman was arrested four months after a 23-year-old man was found murdered in Clarksville.

Jessica Simo, 36, is charged with first-degree murder in the case. She’s accused in the death of Billy Pace Jr, who was found dead in a wooded area near the 1000 block of Ross Lane last December.

A motive was not immediately known, and police have not released Pace’s cause of death.

A 17-year-old is also charged in the case. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call Investigator Billy Wall at 931-648-0611 Ext. 13415. Tips can also be submitted via Crime Stoppers at 931-645-TIPS.