(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.
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.”