Tennessee River body identified as missing Sevierville woman

Tennessee River body identified as missing Sevierville woman

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Laurel Denise Holmes' body was pulled from the river Thursday afternoon. Laurel Denise Holmes' body was pulled from the river Thursday afternoon.

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - A body found Thursday afternoon in the Tennessee River in West Knoxville has been identified as a missing Sevierville woman.

Laurel Denise Holmes, 55, was reported missing to the Sevier County Sheriff's Office on Friday, August 31.

Police say the autopsy found no trauma of any kind.

A man who lives near the city of Knoxville's Sequoyah Park spotted Holmes' body in the water and called 911. The fire department retrieved her body.

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