Body Found In Franklin County During Search For Missing Man

Posted at 12:04 PM, Oct 26, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-26 16:47:55-04

Authorities confirmed a body was found during the search for a missing person.

The body was found around 9:15 a.m. Thursday in a wooded area of Franklin County adjacent to the UTSI/Spring Creek Road area.

Officials with the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office said they responded shortly before the body was found in reference to a missing person who had been the target of an investigation since Sunday.

Franklin authorities joined up with detectives from the Tullahoma Police Department who had initiated the search in the wooded area.

A man's body was found, and the area was secured with crime scene tape. Officials deemed it suspicious.

Further details were not immediately available as the investigation remained ongoing by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, the Tullahoma Police Department, and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

Anyone with information has been urged to contact the Franklin County Communications Center at 931-967-2331.