NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Detectives have launched an investigation after a man was killed in a stabbing and then his body was discovered by a passerby along Cherokee Avenue on Saturday.

The Metro Nashville Police Department said the 30-year-old man’s body was found in the grass near a parking lot in the 800 block of Cherokee Avenue just before noon on Saturday, Jan. 28. The victim has since been identified as Jamal Moore, who reportedly owned short-term rentals in Nashville and North Carolina.

Minutes after Moore was found, authorities said officers from the East Precinct responded to a report of a white SUV — which was parked at a self-storage facility in the 1800 block of Gallatin Avenue — that appeared to have blood on its exterior. Later on, the SUV was linked to Moore.

At this point, the investigation shows that Moore was killed on Cherokee Avenue before someone drove the SUV to the self-storage parking lot, according to police.

If you have any information about this case, you are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463. You can remain anonymous and qualify for a cash reward.

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