KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — A body has been found in West Knox County on Saturday, according to the Knox County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies responded to the 300 block of Walker Springs Road around 4:30 p.m. An unidentified person was found dead in a wooded area on the property. However, KCSO believes there were “no apparent signs of foul play.”
The body has been taken to the Knox County Regional Forensic Center to identify the person and determine the cause of death.
The Major Crimes Unit for the Knox County Sheriff’s Office will lead the investigation.