Body recovered from South Knox County pond

Body recovered from South Knox County pond

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Authorities are investigating after a body is discovered in a South Knox County pond Tuesday night. Authorities are investigating after a body is discovered in a South Knox County pond Tuesday night.

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - Authorities are investigating after a body is discovered in a South Knox County pond Tuesday night.

According to the Knox County Sheriff's Department, a woman was tending to her horses around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at her Woodlawn School Road property when she spotted a man's body and called 911.

The Knox County Sheriff's Office dive team recovered the body of a white male from the water.

Detectives said there appeared to be no signs of foul play.

The body was taken to the Knox County Medical Examiner's Office for identification and an autopsy.

The investigation is ongoing.

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