NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Metro police have identified a woman who was found shot dead in a creek Wednesday in the Whites Creek area.

According to the Metro Nashville Police Department, a passerby walking their dog found the woman’s remains in a creek located in the 4000 block of Fairview Drive on Wednesday, Dec. 21. Metro’s forensic team examined the body and determined the woman died from a gunshot wound.

Metro police were able identify the woman through her fingerprints as 31-year-old Starlena Sullivan of Nashville. 

Police said Sullivan was found wearing black Adidas joggers with white stripes on the sides, a black coat over a Father Ryan sweater, a black Vanderbilt sweatshirt and a purple domestic violence awareness month bracelet. 

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The circumstances surrounding her death remain under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463

No other information was immediately released.