Man found dead in burning truck identified

Man found dead in burning truck identified
(Source: Chopper 5)
(Source: Chopper 5)

SHELBY COUNTY, TN (WMC) - The man found dead in a burning truck last week is identified as Cleate Andrew Davis, 51.

The truck was on fire in the 7800 block of Mudville Road near Millington. After the fire was put out, the badly burned body was found inside the truck.

Davis' death is being investigated as a homicide.

"The body was positioned on the passenger side, leaning toward the driver's side," said Shelby County Sheriff Office Spokesman Chip Washington.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 901-258-CASH.

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