Murfreesboro Police Release Name of Homicide Victim; Boyfriend Takes Own Life in Standoff with Hendersonville Police

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – (March 15, 2023) The woman shot and killed inside her Fortress Blvd. apartment has been identified as 30-year-old Eva Silver. Silver’s boyfriend, identified as the suspect, shoots himself after a standoff with Hendersonville police yesterday.

Silver was found inside her Garrison Station apartment by a family member around 11 a.m. Tuesday.

Investigators developed her boyfriend, 29-year-old Tyler Gardner as a suspect. Following the fatal shooting, Gardner apparently traveled to his parents’ home in Hendersonville where he threatened to kill himself. After a standoff with Hendersonville police, he was found deceased inside the home from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Murfreesboro police Criminal Investigations Division and Hendersonville police detectives are assisting each other with their cases.

Murfreesboro police investigating the shooting death of woman found inside her apartment

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – (March 14, 2023) Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) Criminal Investigations Division (CID) detectives are investigating the shooting death of a woman found inside her apartment on Tuesday, March 14. Police are still looking for the shooter.

Officer responded to the Garrison Station Apartments on Fortress Blvd. for a report of a corpse at 11 a.m. Once inside, responding officers discovered the body of a female who had been shot to death.

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