Empty casket found floating down Cumberland River in Wilson County

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Posted at 10:54 PM, Mar 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-08 23:54:22-05

WILSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WTVF) — A Wilson County citizen made a creepy discovery when they saw a casket floating in the Cumberland River.

Wilson County Sheriff's officials said the person made the report Monday. They saw a casket floating in the water at the Wilson-Trousdale County line.

The Wilson County Sheriff’s Boat Patrol and Wilson County Emergency Management Agency Rescue responded and brought the casket to shore.

Officials say it was unused and empty.