Middle Tennessee Mysteries is a True Crime website that is dedicated to shining a light on the notorious cold cases, unsolved murders and missing people in Tennessee.

Gordon Kent was killed in Rutherford County in 1996.

Rutherford County: Gordon Kent

Jan 20, 2020 at 06:48 pm by Michelle Willard

Just a few days before his death, Gordon Kent buried his 97-year-old mother. Minnie Kent of Nashville had died of pneumonia in February 1996, and her son stood to inherit a.... Read More
Daisy Taylor from Shelby County

Shelby County: Daisy Taylor

Jan 13, 2020 at 03:00 pm by Michelle Willard

It was Nov. 2, 2012, when Trinetta Dodson last talked to her mother Daisy Taylor. The women talked over the phone as Daisy likely sat at her kitchen table in Raleigh, Tenness.... Read More
Shannon Riley Arif disappeared in 1998 from Montgomery County.

Montgomery County: Shannon Riley Arif

Jan 06, 2020 at 03:00 pm by Michelle Willard

Shannon Riley Arif's son was only 15 months old when she disappeared in 1998 from Clarksville. According to family friends, he was told she abandoned him, but they don't be.... Read More
Eric Baxter was murdered in Dickson County

Dickson County: Eric Baxter

Dec 30, 2019 at 07:36 pm by Michelle Willard

Despite a $50,000 reward and national exposure, it took 17 years for the arrest of the men responsible for the execution-style murder of Dickson's Eric Baxter. Then Dickson.... Read More
Carmella Maria Gutierrez

Hamilton County: Carmella Maria Gutierrez

Dec 17, 2019 at 03:54 pm by Michelle Willard

Carmella Maria Gutierrez was having martial problems when she disappeared in 1990. She had moved to Tennessee from Connecticut with her husband Melchore Benito Gutierrez bu.... Read More
Leslie Townsend Jr. of Chattanooga

Hamilton County: Leslie Townsend Jr.

Dec 09, 2019 at 07:44 pm by Michelle Willard

On Oct. 8, 2012, Leslie Townsend Jr. sat in a car in the driveway of his mother's home in Chattanooga. It was the same home at which his uncle had been killed. A death that w.... Read More
John Brewer Jr. went missing from Cheatham County

Cheatham County: John Brewer Jr.

Dec 02, 2019 at 04:04 pm by Michelle Willard

On May 8, 2013, Johnny Brewer walked into a bank in Pegram, Tennessee, to withdraw money. After causing a scene, he was asked to leave and walked out, never to be seen again..... Read More
Cayce Lynn McDaniel

Gibson County: Cayce Lynn McDaniel

Nov 18, 2019 at 04:37 pm by Michelle Willard

  The last time Cayce Lynn McDaniel's friends saw her, she was having fun at a church dance. After the dance, a family friend and church chaperone dropped her off at ho.... Read More
Karen Swift was killed in 2011 in Dyer County

Dyer County: Karen Swift

Nov 11, 2019 at 12:00 pm by Michelle Willard

Kudzu vines have reclaimed the spot where Karen Swift's body was found in Dyer County, which is marked by a makeshift memorial placed by her friends. The mother of four went.... Read More
Amanda Wilkerson Crawford is missing from Putnam County

Putnam County: Amanda Wilkerson Crawford

Nov 04, 2019 at 12:00 pm by Michelle Willard

  Right before Amanda Crawford got married and went on a sightseeing trip with her new husband, she called her teenage son. Matthew Crawford said he hasn't heard from hi.... Read More