Groce, a 22-year Rutherford County (TN) sheriff’s detective, believes the unsolved murder Rutherford County building contractor Dave Robertson will be solved. Robertson, 56, died April 6, 2004 of a gunshot wound he suffered in the yard of his Bradyville Pike home.
Since then, Groce has investigated numerous leads in hopes of solving the murder with an arrest and prosecution.
Groce discussed some elements of the case during a recent interview at the sheriff’s office. He wrapped his hands around a cup of coffee and leaned forward in his chair while explaining the investigation in detail. He declined to be photographed for this story.
Groce won’t divulge some information such as where the round struck Robertson’s body, the type of weapon used, possible motive and possible suspects. Read the rest of this entry »