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Police search for killer
Cole, 55, found inside his downtown home
McMinnville Police Chief Bryan Denton speaks with District Attorney Lisa Zavogiannis outside the scene of a homicide which was discovered Monday afternoon across from Super Rama in heavily traveled downtown. The body was discovered in the building with the Confederate flag.
A former Marine has been found dead in his small apartment at the edge of downtown, the victim of an apparent homicide committed in one of the heaviest patrolled areas of McMinnville.The victim has been identified as Barry Cole, 55, who was the resident of the small building near the corner of Lind and Morford streets across from Super Rama. His body was discovered Monday afternoon, his death suspected to be the result of homicide. Mr. Cole’s remains have been sent for autopsy at the medical examiner’s office in Nashville in hopes a forensic pathologist may be able to confirm the cause of death.