Middle Tennessee Mysteries

Moses Bess

Convicted murder Moses Bess loses appeal

Dec 03, 2018 at 12:00 pm by Michelle Willard

On the evening of Aug. 19, 1986, Rutherford County deputies arrived at the home of Deborah Sherfield Bess to find her laying in a pool of blood with a gun in her hand. On the.... Read More
Terry Sullivan

Did Terry Sullivan's wife have him killed for life insurance?

Nov 05, 2018 at 11:00 am by Michelle Willard

After the shooting death of Terry Sullivan in 2009, the mystery surrounding it became one of White County's most high-profile investigations and notorious cold cases.... Read More
Gregg Hawkins

Family appeals for information in Gregg Hawkins murder three years ago

Oct 16, 2018 at 07:00 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Gregg Hawkins’ wife, daughters and brother want justice for his murder and appealed Monday for information to solve the case three years ago Tuesday. Hawkins, 53, of Mu.... Read More
Antonio Taylor

Antonio Taylor's family holds out hope for answers in his 1999 disappearance

Oct 08, 2018 at 01:00 pm by Michelle Willard

Antonio Taylor's family speaks of him in the past tense now. After he disappeared, they still used the present tense but it's been nearly 20 years and they've accepted the pro.... Read More
Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office

Murder suspect captured by Rutherford County deputies

Sep 14, 2018 at 09:15 am by Lisa Marchesoni

A Maury County man wanted for murder of a 2-year-old child was captured by Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputies about 3 p.m. Thursday at Lowe’s in Murfreesboro, sa.... Read More
Cedrick Herbert

Home invader left Cedrick Herbert shot dead

Aug 13, 2018 at 01:21 pm by Michelle Willard

Cedrick Herbert was found shot dead June 15, 2009, in a Murfreesboro apartment for an unknown reason by an unknown assailant. Murfreesboro police continue to search for.... Read More
Nathan Morgan

Was Nathan Morgan caught in crossfire in Murfreesboro?

Aug 06, 2018 at 02:17 pm by Michelle Willard

A year after his cousin was killed, Nathan Morgan was shot while talking with a friend in Murfreesboro. On May 22, 2010, Morgan, who was called Nate or Lil Nay by his friends.... Read More
Marcie Smith

Was Marcie Smith killed by her husband?

Jun 18, 2018 at 08:24 pm by Michelle Willard

Marsilene Smith disappeared in December 2007 from Murfreesboro and police have searched the state since looking for her remains. After she was reported missing, suspicion lan.... Read More
Shelia Bradford

Was Shelia Bradford killed to cover up a double murder?

Jun 04, 2018 at 11:45 am by Michelle Willard

In January 1991, a young couple was murdered and the house where the crime occurred was burned to the ground in Benton County, Tenn. Investigators spent more than a year on a.... Read More
Bobby Smelcer

Bobby Smelcer's skull was found in Duck River

May 28, 2018 at 10:00 am by Michelle Willard

Bobby Smelcer disappeared from his home on Nov. 21, 2010. He wasn't found until April 2012 when a human skull was found in the Duck River and determined to be his. The skull.... Read More

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