Wilson County Sheriff's Office detectives are seeking the public's help with any possible information regarding a homicide in the southeast portion of the county.
Deputies were dispatched to 3296 Rocky Valley Rd. in reference to a deceased man, according to initial reports. This individual was identified as the home owner, Paul McMahan, 64, who had resided at the address for some time.
Family members of the victim had located him inside the home unresponsive and called for medical assistance, initial reports stated. Upon the arrival of the Sheriff's Office and WEMA personnel, the male occupant was found to be deceased.
"We are treating this as a homicide at this time based on the trauma to the body," Sheriff Robert Bryan said.
At this time, the Wilson Co. Sheriff's office is investigating the incident as a possible homicide. This incident is part of an ongoing investigation of which leads are continuously being followed up on.
"We appreciate any information someone may have regarding anything that may have appeared suspicious or out of place at this address," Bryan said. "Based on the ongoing investigation thus far, this incident appears to be isolated and has not been associated with any other crimes in the area."
If you have any information that would assist in the investigation, authorities are urging residents to contact the Wilson Co. Sheriff's Office at (615) 444-1412 or crime stoppers at (615) 444-5245 to remain anonymous.