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Pickup Truck Sought In Connection With Body Found In Lincoln Co.

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LINCOLN COUNTY, Tenn. - Authorities want to find a pickup truck in connection with an unidentified body found at a home in Lincoln County on Monday.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Lincoln County Sheriff's Department said they are seeking information about the body found Monday at the home on Mitchell Road, and are looking for a red 1995 Ford Ranger with TN tag 421-SMV.

Police were called to the home around 1 p.m. Monday to do a welfare check after a utility worker noticed a strong odor coming from the home. Deputies entered the home, and found a body.

The District Attorney General and the TBI were called to the scene. The TBI crime scene team worked nonstop to process the scene. 

The body was sent to the medical examiner's office for identification and to determine cause of death.

Anyone who sees the vehicle or has information is asked to call the Lincoln County Sheriff Department at 931-433-9821. Authorities said not to make contact with the vehicle if it's spotted.


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