Samuel Earl Rich

UPDATE: Police arrested 25-year-old Samuel Earl Rich late Sunday evening in Bedford County. 

Rich is accused of killing 22-year-old James Warner of Shelbyville, whose body was discovered on 35th Avenue North last week by Metro Water Crews. 

Rich was on the TBI's Most Wanted List and is also a suspect in a Bedford County shooting. 

Metro Police want to question a man now on the TBI Most Wanted list in connection with a body found on 35th Avenue North in Nashville.

NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) - A man wanted for shooting a woman in Bedford County is wanted for questioning in connection to a body found at the end of 35th Avenue North on Friday morning.

Metro Police said a Metro Water work crew discovered James William Warner, 22, of Shelbyville, on Friday morning. Warner had been shot to death.

Metro detectives are seeking Samuel Earl Rich, 25, for questioning in Warner’s murder.

Rich was added to the TBI’s most wanted list on Friday after he was identified as a suspect in the shooting of a woman in Bedford County. He is wanted there on charges of attempted murder and theft.

Rich is 6 feet tall and weighs 165 pounds. He is considered to be armed and dangerous.

Anyone seeing Rich or knowing his whereabouts is urged to call 1-800-TBI-FIND. Reward money is being offered for information leading to his arrest. is now with you on the go! Get the latest news updates and video, 4WARN weather forecast, weather radar, special investigative reports, sports headlines and much more from News4 Nashville.

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