KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Authorities in East Tennessee on Tuesday were able to locate and apprehend a suspect wanted for a homicide in Nashville.
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office and Tennessee Highway Patrol troopers learned that a homicide suspect was traveling on eastbound Interstate 40 in the area around 3 p.m. Tuesday.
A short time later, investigators located the suspect’s vehicle at a travel center on Deep Springs Rd. The vehicle left traveling north on Deep Springs Road before turning onto Alberta Jones Road where the driver was apprehended without incident.
A 28-year-old man identified by Metro Nashville Police as David Henry was taken into custody for a homicide that occurred this past weekend in Nashville, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.
The homicide took place at 5:20 a.m. on Saturday in the 3900 block of Keeley Drive. The victim has been identified as Kelvin Stowers Jr., 26. Accoridng to Nashville Police, Stowers was in a vehicle when he was shot. Following the shooting, NPD said the vehicle drove off leaving Stowers in the roadway.
EDITOR’S NOTE: This story has been updated.