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Man arrested in July murder at Super 8 Motel in Nashville

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Posted at 5:22 PM, Aug 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-19 18:22:28-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Metro Nashville Police detectives arrested a man in connection to a July murder on Murfreesboro Pike.

Anthony Darnell Stewart, 36, was arrested for the July 9 murder of 27-year-old Twuan West outside the Super 8 Motel on the 800 block of Murfreesboro Pike.

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Anthony Stewart

Police say Stewart was found hiding in a false chimney in the basement of a home on Coleridge Court in Antioch. Two firearms were recovered from the residence.

West was killed during a prostitution-related argument with a man, alleged to have been Stewart, and a woman, according to the MNPD investigation. The woman has been identified and is a witness in this case.

Stewart is being held in the Downtown Detention Center on a $1 million bond.