Murder victim found in Antioch identified

Jorge Alejandro Potter AlvaradoThe man found shot to death Wednesday morning in a field at 14656 Old Hickory Boulevard in South Nashville has been identified through his fingerprints as Jorge Alejandro Potter Alvarado, 19, of Wallace Road.

Alvarado’s mother called police this morning to report him as a missing person.  She last saw him walking from their Wallace Road residence at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

South Precinct detectives are working to identify Alvarado’s friends and acquaintances as they attempt to establish a motive for his murder.  Anyone with information on Alvarado’s background is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463.  Spanish speaking operators are available.  Persons can also contact the South Precinct at 615-862-7744 and ask to speak to a Spanish speaking officer.

Alvarado was arrested on a felony marijuana charge in November.  The case was dismissed in General Sessions Court last month.