Middle Tennessee Mysteries

Unsolved Murders

Peggy Cox

Williamson County: Peggy Cox

Jun 11, 2018 at 12:00 pm by Michelle Willard

Franklin's oldest unsolved murder has baffled police for almost 30 years because of its seemingly random nature. Fast food worker and single mother Peggy Cox was shot Fe.... Read More
Shelia Bradford

Benton County: Shelia Bradford

Jun 04, 2018 at 12:00 pm by Michelle Willard

In January 1991, a young couple was murdered and the house where the crime occurred was burned to the ground in Benton County, Tenn. Investigators spent more than a year on a.... Read More
Bobby Smelcer

Bedford County: Bobby Smelcer

May 28, 2018 at 12:00 pm by Michelle Willard

Bobby Smelcer disappeared from his home on Nov. 21, 2010. He wasn't found until April 2012 when a human skull was found in the Duck River and determined to be his. The skull.... Read More
Carla Sue Atkins and Vickie Stout

Stewart County: Carla Sue Atkins and Vickie Stout

May 14, 2018 at 12:00 pm by Michelle Willard

Carla Sue Atkins and Vickie Stout were believed to be runaways until they were found three weeks later in shallow graves in Land Between the Lakes. The sisters disappeared ar.... Read More
Redhead Murders

What were the 'Redhead Murders?'

May 07, 2018 at 12:00 pm by Michelle Willard

In April 1985, representatives from law enforcement agencies in Pennsylvania, Mississippi, Kentucky, Arkansas and Tennessee met in Nashville to discuss the killings and dispos.... Read More
Fausto Hernandez

Rutherford County: Fausto Hernandez

Apr 23, 2018 at 12:00 pm by Michelle Willard

Murfreesboro detectives call the killing of Fausto Hernandez a "true whodunit." Hernandez was found shot around 9:20 p.m. July 15, 2016, in a field behind a pizza place on No.... Read More
Lauren Agee

DeKalb County: Lauren Agee

Apr 16, 2018 at 12:00 pm by Michelle Willard

Lauren Agee thought her weekend would be filled with wakeboarding, cliff diving and partying. But it ended with her floating facedown in Center Hill Lake. Agee was camping wi.... Read More
Shelley Mook

Bedford County: Shelley Mook

Mar 19, 2018 at 12:00 pm by Michelle Willard

Shelley Lynn Jones Mook was last seen around 3:30 Monday, Feb. 28, 2011, when she left work at Harris Middle School in Shelbyville, Tenn. and went to her ex-husband's house to.... Read More
Morgan Violi

Robertson County: Morgan Violi

Feb 26, 2018 at 12:00 pm by Michelle Willard

In July 1996, Morgan Violi was one of three girls abducted from Middle Tennessee and southern Kentucky. Morgan was playing in the parking lot of her apartment complex in Bowl.... Read More
Montgomery County Cold Cases

Montgomery County: 5 unsolved killings in 2018

Feb 19, 2018 at 12:00 pm by Michelle Willard

Five people have been killed in Clarksville in the past year and the cases remain unsolved. Clarksville Police have been stumped by the shootings to the point where they call.... Read More