OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (WATE) — An investigation is underway after a body was found in the water near a lakefront restaurant on Melton Hill Lake in Oak Ridge on Saturday.
Police and fire rescue crews were called to the scene in the 100 block of Melton Lake Peninsula around 9:15 a.m.
Criminal investigators with the Oak Ridge Police Department have not yet determined the identity. The body was sent for autopsy at Knox County Regional Forensics Center.
Anyone with information that may be able to help in the investigation should call ORPD at (865) 425-4399 or submit a crime tip online. You can remain anonymous.