UPDATE: Still no arrest in the 1996 murder of Gordon Kent in Murfreesboro

Feb 25, 2016 at 08:24 am by bryan

In 2014 Murfreesboro Police reopened a cold case that dates back some 20-years. As of February 25, 2016, no one has been arrested for the murder of 65-Year old Gordon Kent who was brutally beat to death in his North Maple Street apartment in 1996. Ironically, Kent was killed the same day that his mother was buried.

Murfreesboro Detective James Abbott is asking for the public to come forward with clues...


You can call CrimeStoppers and remain anonymous. The number is 893-STOP (7867).

Hear even more about the case:

Former District Attorney Bill Whitesell and Assistant District Attorney J. Paul Newman interviewed Detective Abbott on WGNS about the investigation. Hear the entire 9-min and 48-second interview below.

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