Police ID body found in railroad tunnel

Police ID body found in railroad tunnel


KNOXVILLE (WATE) - Knoxville police have identified the body found in South Knoxville earlier this week.

The body was identified as that of Charles Sherman Richards, 53, of Locust Street in Knoxville.

Richards' body was found Sunday afternoon in South Knoxville behind Mimosa Ave. in a concrete railroad tunnel.

An autopsy was performed Monday, but no cause of death has been released.

Police say there were no obvious signs of foul play.



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