KPD searches for more information in murder of 20-year-old

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) — Knoxville Police said a homicide investigation was opened after a man was found dead due to apparent gunshot wounds outside a Knoxville apartment building Sunday night.

Body found at Knoxville apartment complex.

Tyrese Wyrick, 20, was found dead outside the North Ridge Crossing Apartment Complex on the 3800 block of Geta Road in North Knoxville.

According to KPD, officers received a call at 10:22 Sunday night about a body lying in the grass between the apartment buildings.

KPD said the circumstances surrounding the shooting remain unknown. The investigation remains ongoing.

On December 13, the police department took to social media to request for more information from the public on the crime.

Anyone with any information is asked to call 86-215-7212 or email crimestoppers@knoxvilletn.gov.

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