Missing Maryville man found dead in South Knoxville

Missing Maryville man found dead in South Knoxville

Troy McNeilly (Source: McNeilly Family) Troy McNeilly (Source: McNeilly Family)

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - A missing Maryville man was found dead Wednesday morning in South Knoxville.

The body of Troy McNeilly, 44, was found dead along railroad tracks in the Vestal area at 9:30 a.m.

He was found about four miles from his car, which was had been abandoned near the Stock Creek Industrial Park earlier this week.

McNeilly's family said he had not been seen or heard from since last Friday.

The Knox County Sheriff's Office is investigating his death, but a cause has not yet been released.

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