The Murfreesboro Police Department issued this vague statement around 5:20 p.m. Tuesday:
It is with deep sorrow to report that a Murfreesboro Police Officer was found deceased at his Murfreesboro residence this afternoon.
At the request of Police Chief Michael Bowen and District Attorney General Jennings Jones, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations (TBI) has been asked to investigate this death.
The TBI identified the officer as Derek Qadir, 29, who was found in the 900 block of Robert Rose Drive.
The preliminary investigation does not show signs of foul play.
Any additional further information will come from the TBI.