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CLARKSVILLE, TN (CLARKSVILLE NOW) –  Detectives with the Clarksville Police Department’s Special Operations Homicide Unit have made an arrest in the 2018 murder of Tavon Wilson.

On January 7th, 2018, officers with the Clarksville Police Department responded to 119 Bennett Drive, Apartment C to conduct a welfare check.  When they arrived they found 23-year-old Tavon Wilson deceased inside the residence with multiple gunshot wounds.

Based on recent evidence presented by CPD officers to the Montgomery County Grand Jury, an indictment was issued for 26-year-old Devante Ladavid Ruffin and he was taken into custody yesterday afternoon when he appeared in the general sessions court on unrelated charges.

Ruffin was transported to the Montgomery County Jail and his charges include 1st Degree Murder, Possession of a Firearm during a Dangerous Felony, and Aggravated Burglary, his bond has been set at $200,000.  This is still an ongoing investigation.

Anyone with information or additional video footage is asked to please contact Detective Carlton, 931-648-0656, ext. 5172.  Leave an anonymous tip by calling Clarksville Montgomery County Crime Stoppers Tipsline at 931-645-8477, or go online and submit a tip at P3tips.com/591.



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