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Tennessee Man's Body Found In Western NC Creek

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CHEROKEE, N.C. (AP) - Authorities were investigating the discovery of a man's body in a creek near Harrah's Cherokee Hotel and Casino in western North Carolina.

Cherokee Police Department spokeswoman Alica Wildcatt identified the man Monday as 84-year-old Robert Evans of Jonesborough, Tennessee. Wildcatt said no foul play was suspected.

Wildcatt said police responded to a report of the body in Soco Creek Monday morning. The creek runs beside the casino off U.S. 19.

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