Daughters of man found dead in pick-up truck speak out

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Just days after learning 51-year-old Cleate Andrew Davis was cancer free, his children found out their father was found dead in a burning pick-up truck.

Davis was found in his F-150 pick-up truck in the 7800 block of Mudville Road near Millington. After the fire was put out, his badly burned body was found inside the truck.

Davis' death is being investigated as a homicide.

"To make myself believe that somebody could be this malicious to do something like this," said Rochelle Weber. Weber along with her sister, Rachel Davis, visited the site where their father's body was discovered for the first time on Christmas Eve.

His daughters says their father's death came just days after the family found out he was cancer free for the second time.

Deputies say the investigation into Weber's death is ongoing. His family is hoping for tips to help crack the case.

"We are hoping for a Christmas miracle, that someone will come forward with information," noted Weber.

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

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