MURFREESBORO, TN (WSMV) – The Murfreesboro Police Department has confirmed the identity of the man who was found dead at the Rutherford County parking garage on Thursday afternoon.
Police said 66-year-old David Rowan was found dead in the parking garage. The preliminary police investigation shows Rowan died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Officers located Rowan was in his car on the second floor of the garage. Police said he was dead from a single gunshot wound, and they do not suspect foul play.
The Murfreesboro Police Department has confirmed the identity of the man who was found dead at the Rutherford County parking garage on Thursda…
Rowan was a Milton Florida pastor accused of sexually assaulting two teens in Rutherford County. Police said Rowan was a guest speaker at a church in the area when he assaulted a 14-year-old and 15-year-old victims looking up to him for spiritual guidance.
According to a police report, Pastor David Rowan was a guest speaker at a church in the area.
Police also confirmed that Rowan was on trial this week for those charges. However, there was no verdict at his death.
Police told News 4 that Rowan’s death remains an “ongoing investigation” by the Criminal Investigations Division and could not comment further on the incident.
UPDATEThe man found dead in a parking garage Thursday morning in Murfreesboro has been identified as David Rowan. Rowan appears to have died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to the preliminary investigation. The investigation is ongoing. pic.twitter.com/btr5wp7bdy
— Murfreesboro TN Police Department (@MboroPoliceDept) December 2, 2021