Man Charged In East Nashville Murder

Posted at 3:45 AM, Jan 10, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-11 12:02:35-05

A man has been arrested after a man was found was found dead inside an apartment complex in East Nashville. 

Charles Clayton, age 52, was charged with criminal homicide after the victim was found in his Porter Road apartment Monday night. 

Clayton was arrested after police developed information implicating him in the victim's death.

Detectives obtained a search warrant to enter Clayton's apartment at 715 Porter Road and found the man's body.

Police tracked Clayton down and took him into custody at a market on Gallatin Pike South.

The investigation remained ongoing.