Mt. Juliet man who disappeared last year found dead in Hermitage

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The missing man who disappeared last year in Mt Juliet was found dead in Hermitage last week, according to officials with the Mt Juliet Police Dept.

Dace Martinez, 29, was reported missing on August 25, 2018. He was last known to be at his home on West Davidson Street before he vanished without a trace. 

Police have since conducted multiple, extensive searches in the wooded areas near Martinez’ home with specially trained dogs. Detectives also contacted all of his known acquaintances for potential information regarding his whereabouts.

According to officials, Dace was finally found. Skeletal remains discovered Hermitage last week were identified using forensic analysis.

Metro Nashville Police detectives say they found no signs of foul play at the scene where Dace’s body was found. However, the circumstances surrounding his death remain under investigation. 

This is a developing story. Stay with News 2 on-air and online for updates. 

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