The murder victim found last week in Nashville by a housekeeper inside a room of the Hickerson Motel at 2514 Nolensville Pike has been identified through his fingerprints as Ruben Garcia-Cortes, 44. Garcia-Cortes suffered stab wounds. His next of kin in LaVergne has been notified.
South Precinct detectives are asking for the public's assistance in identifying two men who are believed to have knowledge about the murder. One man is linked to a small two-door white car. The other is linked to a small black car.
Anyone recognizing one or both men is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463. Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and qualify for a cash reward.