Knox County Sheriff’s Office investigates drowning

News

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — The Knox County Sheriff’s Office responded to a drowning call on Mill Road Saturday evening, according to a press release.

KCSO said around 5 p.m. a call came in reporting a male had possibly drowned at a pond at the 3200 block of Mill Road in Northeast Knox County. They found a man in the water when they arrived and deputies began CPR. AMR took over when they arrived, but the man was unable to be resuscitated.

KCSO is waiting to release the man’s name until his family can be notified. They said his body will be taken to the Knox County Forensic Center.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories

Latest News Videos

Police: 1 person injured in East Knoxville shooting

$10,000 donation made to Operation Honor Guard

Cumberland County man arrested at elementary school

Mayor Jacobs says Knox County will not comply with vaccine mandate

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Tennessee has vaccine requirements in place for daycares, schools