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Man Found Murdered Inside Trinity Lane Motel Room

5/10/2013

May 10, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

East Precinct detectives are investigating the murder of Mitchel Moreno, 52, whose body was discovered Thursday afternoon inside a room at the Cumberland Inn, 150 W. Trinity Lane.
          
A maintenance man entered the room just after 1 p.m. and found Moreno deceased.  Moreno, of Denmark, Tennessee, had been renting the room since late last week.
          
The preliminary investigation indicates that Moreno died from blunt force trauma during a struggle inside the room.  He was last seen Wednesday evening and was known to frequent the truck stop next door.      
           
Anyone with information on the person or persons responsible for the murder of Mitchel Moreno is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 74-CRIME.  Citizens can also send an electronic tip to Crime Stoppers by texting the word “CASH” along with their message to 274637 (CRIMES) or online at www.nashvillecrimestoppers.com.  Persons who contact Crime Stoppers by phone, text or Internet can remain anonymous and qualify for a cash reward.

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Mitchel Moreno, 52