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Human remains found in Antioch identified

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Posted at 4:51 PM, Apr 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-01 12:28:18-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Human remains that were found in Antioch Thursday have now been identified.

Metro Nashville Police say a man who stopped to pick up a car part on the side of Benzing Road found a woman's decomposing remains. She was found the the area of the 500 block of the road.

After working to identify who the woman is, police have determined it to be 28-year-old Nina Pemerton of Columbia, Tenn.

The medical examiner's office is working to determine the cause of Pemerton's death.

Anyone who had seen or been with Pemerton in the Nashville area recently is asked to contact South Precinct Detective Desmond Sumerel at 615-862-7637.