Police ID East Nashville Homicide Victim

Posted at 11:16 AM, Jan 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-11 14:53:40-05

Police have released the identity of the man found stabbed to death inside an apartment in East Nashville.

Officials with Metro Nashville Police said 34-year-old Jared Todd Morrell, of Greenbrier, was found dead Monday.

A suspect, identified as 52-year-old Charles Clayton, has been charged with criminal homicide in the case.

Morrell's body was discovered inside an apartment on Porter Road after police obtained a search warrant to enter the unit.

A motive in the case remained unknown. Police said Clayton declined to be interviewed about the case on Monday.

He was held in lieu of a $500,000 bond.