DENMARK, TN (abc24.com) - The Madison County Sheriff's Office has identified the body of a young man found shot to death alongside a rural road southwest of Jackson early Thursday morning.
Deputies located the body in the town of Denmark on the side of the road on the 2600-block of Denmark-Jackson Road just before 5:30 a.m. on Thursday, November 15.
The victim was later identified as 26-year-old Lazar Arnez Smith of Jackson. Smith appeared to have died from multiple gunshot wounds, but his body has been transferred to the Forensic Center in Nashville for an autopsy.
Anyone with information on Smith's death is urged to contact the Madison County Sheriff’s Office Violent Crimes Unit at (731) 423-6000 or Crime Stoppers at (731) 424-8477.