Body found behind Fountain City duck pond

Body found behind Fountain City duck pond


KNOXVILLE (WATE) - Knoxville police say the body of a 43-year-old man was discovered behind the duck pond in Fountain City on Sunday.

Knoxville Police Department officials say officers received a call about the body around 2:45 p.m.

Witnesses stated they were eating lunch at the duck pond when they passed by a truck and noticed the man lying face down in the floorboard. A witness then flagged down a fire truck passing through the area.

Officials say the man appears to have been deceased for several hours.

There were no obvious wounds or trauma on the body. The Regional Forensic Center was contacted and a medical examiner responded to the scene.

The body was transported to the examiner's office for a follow-up. The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification of next-of-kin.



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