Teenager arrested for the murder of missing 17-year-old girl

HENDERSONVILLE, TN – Local law enforcement apprehended a 17-year-old suspect from Westmoreland, Tennessee, on charges related to the murder of teenager Trinity Bostic who went missing in late June. Her remains were discovered on July 3 beside a busy Middle Tennessee road by a subcontract worker from the Tennessee Department of Transportation.

The discovery of the body took place in a wooded area near Vietnam Veterans Boulevard and New Shackle Island Road in Hendersonville. This gruesome finding led the police to classify their investigation as a homicide case.

The arrest of the 17-year-old male suspect was announced on Saturday by the Hendersonville Police Department. He is currently detained at Sumner County Detention with official charges of first-degree murder.

Bostic, also 17, was reported missing from neighboring Macon County on June 29. Police have yet to disclose additional details about the suspect’s arrest or any possible connection between Bostic and the suspect. Authorities are waiting for results from the autopsy to be released in order to confirm the cause of Bostic’s death.

The Hendersonville Police Department welcomes any information that can assist with their ongoing investigation. Tips about the teen girl’s untimely death can be submitted to the Hendersonville Crime Stoppers. Alternatively, they can be sent through the P3 Tips Mobile Application.