UPDATE on Local Murder Case in Rutherford County

Dec 28, 2020 at 11:23 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Rutherford County Sheriff’s detectives investigated the death of Erick Bixler who was found deceased on July 26, 2020. Bixler was found dead at his home on Asbury Lane.

The case has been bound over to a Grand Jury, as stated by Rutherford County District Attorney Jennings Jones...


Sheriff's Criminal Investigations Division Lt. Todd Sparks said, "The 45-year old man was the apparent victim of a murder."

Sparks said the preliminary investigation indicated Bixler was targeted, The Detective stated,  “We don’t feel like this was a random situation.”

CID Captain Britt Reed commented, “We don’t feel like this act has any connection with anyone in the neighborhood.”

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