Police identify body found under porch of West Knoxville home

Police identify body found under porch of West Knoxville home

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The Knoxville Police Department responded around 7:20 p.m. Wednesday to a house located on the 700 block of Forest View Road. The Knoxville Police Department responded around 7:20 p.m. Wednesday to a house located on the 700 block of Forest View Road.
KNOXVILLE (WATE) - Police have identified the human remains found under a West Knoxville home.

The Knoxville Police Department responded around 7:20 p.m.Wednesday to a house located on the 700 block of Forest View Road after a homeowner reported a foul odor.

KPD has identified the body as that of  29-year-old Joshua Wayne Grubb. Grubb is listed as being homeless.

Officials believe his remains had been under the porch for at least two weeks. His death is believed to have been due to natural causes.

A final autopsy has been scheduled.


 
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