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Police Make Arrest In Death Of 58-Year-Old Man

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58-year-old Rex Wilson was found dead Saturday morning. 58-year-old Rex Wilson was found dead Saturday morning.
37-year-old James Bush was taken into custody on Sunday and charged with criminal homicide. 37-year-old James Bush was taken into custody on Sunday and charged with criminal homicide.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Metro Nashville Police have made an arrest in the death of a 58-year-old man whose body was found in an alley along Caliborne Street.

According to a police department news release, 37-year-old James Bush was taken into custody on Sunday and charged with criminal homicide for the death of Rex Dale Wilson, whose body was discovered Saturday morning.

A preliminary investigation indicated Wilson died from blunt force trauma.

Officials said Bush admitted his involvement in the homicide. They said robbery may have been the motive.

Bush has previous convictions for aggravated assault, assault of an officer, domestic assault, burglary, theft and DUI. He was being held on a $1.5 million bond.

Police said the case was still being investigated.

(Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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