Community Mourns The Loss Of Tennessee Gay Man Found Brutally Murdered


Friends and family members of 24-year-old Deon Brown are mourning his loss after his body was found earlier this week dumped in a parking lot.

Brown, who worked as a cosmetologist in Nashville, was uncovered earlier this week in the lot of a West Nashville trucking business. One day later, his car was found miles away in Hickory, North Carolina. According to police, Brown was discovered dressed in women’s clothing and stabbed multiple times. The death is being ruled a homicide.

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No arrests have been made and police are not yet sure of a suspect or motive, but they are currently looking for 26-year-old Christopher Gadsden, who they believe may have driven Brown’s car to North Carolina. Gadsden’s relationship to Brown is unknown at this time.

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A vigil for Brown will be held in Nashville tonight at 5 PM.