Police Search For 2015 Murder Person Of Interest

Posted at 11:01 PM, Mar 10, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-11 07:03:29-05

Detectives with the Metro Nashville Police Department have asked for the public’s help in finding a person of interest in a 2015 murder.

They said Jhonquis Compton, 18, is a person of interest in an April 2015 homicide.
Compton was accused in the January 14 beating of a 59-year-old man inside a convenience store at 1509 Dr. D.B. Todd Boulevard. 

A group of young men were standing outside the market and reportedly got into a verbal argument with the victim over where he parked his car. 

Compton followed the victim inside where he punched him in the head.  The victim was knocked unconscious and sustained a laceration to his face and broken jaw.

Compton is also being sought as a person of interest for the April 2015 fatal shooting of John Sykes, 33, in Edgehill Homes.

Anyone with information about Compton’s whereabouts was asked to call Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463