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West Tennessee Man Murdered Inside Nashville Motel Room

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Police are investigating a murder after a man from west Tennessee was found dead inside a motel room.

A maintenance man entered a room at the Cumberland Inn on West Trinity Lane around 1 p.m. Thursday and found the body of 52-year-old Mitchel Moreno.

The investigation revealed Moreno died from blunt force trauma during a struggle inside the room.

Moreno, of Denmark, Tennessee, had been renting the room since last week, and had last been seen on Wednesday evening. Police said he was known to frequent the truck stop next door.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 74-CRIME.

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