Woman accused of murdering fiancé in Old Hickory arrested near U.S.-Mexico border

Posted at 8:02 AM, Aug 29, 2022

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — A woman accused of murdering her fiancé nearly three years ago in Old Hickory has been arrested.

Metro Police said 41-year-old Gloria Avila was arrested on Sunday in El Paso, Texas.

Gloria Villa Avila

An indictment alleges she killed her fiancé, 44-year-old Ismael Rodriguez in September 2019 on Rehnea Drive in Old Hickory.

His skeletal remains were later found in Kentucky.