Body of older man found near Sweetwater convenience store

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — The body of an older Caucasian man was found near a convenience store Thursday morning in Sweetwater.

According to the Sweetwater Police Department, officers responded to a call around 11:15 a.m. at TJ’s Food Mart, 1105 N. Main St. The caller showed the officers to a small wooded area near the store where the body was found.

The body was taken to the Regional Forensic Center for autopsy and identification.

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