Police: Man murdered, possibly thrown off Bordeaux bridge

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A man was found dead Tuesday afternoon underneath the Briley Parkway bridge in Bordeaux.

Metro police say the victim, Antonio Roberts, was shot multiple times and may have been thrown from the bridge into the field below off County Hospital Road.

Police believe the 30-year-old’s body was dumped sometime Sunday, and he was identified through fingerprints.

Detectives are now investigating Roberts’ background as they work to identify the person(s) involved in his murder.

Anyone having information about Antonio Roberts that could be helpful in the investigation is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463.

Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and qualify for a cash reward. Persons can also send an electronic tip by texting the word “CASH” along with the message to 274637 or online at NashvilleCrimeStoppers.com

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