No Visible Sign Of Foul Play On Body Found In River

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Police said there was no visible sign of foul play on the body found floating in the Tennessee River on Monday afternoon.

At approximately 1:35 p.m., Chattanooga Police responded to 4301 Amnicola Highway for a body found in the water.  Fishermen said they were fishing along the river bank when they observed the body floating just off shore. 

The Chattanooga Fire Department along with Hamilton County Rescue responded and recovered the body. 

The body was transported by Hamilton County EMS to the Medical Examiner’s Office for examination. 

Police said, "An initial viewing revealed no signs of foul play.  The victim was a white male and Chattanooga Police are attempting to make contact with family members." 


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