Death Investigation Underway In Putnam County

Posted at 3:28 PM, Sep 25, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-26 17:03:00-04

Officials in Putnam County have been investigating after a man was found dead inside his vehicle.

He was reportedly found Monday in his vehicle in the parking lot of the Walmart on South Jefferson Avenue.

A deputy was searching for a person in an unrelated case when he found the man’s body.

The body was sent to the Medical Examiner’s Office in Nashville for an autopsy.

The man’s identity was not released as the investigation remained ongoing.

UPDATE: Officials confirmed it's believed the man died of a health-related issue.