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Body Found Off Of Craighead Street

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Posted at 2:30 PM, Oct 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-08 21:48:54-04

A body has been found just south of Nashville.

Authorities said the body was found around noon Saturday in the 400 block of Craighead Street.

Officials released information saying the body was decomposed and had been found by a cleaning crew.

According to reports, the body was found below a small creek in brush.

Authorities said the remains appeared to belong to a man who had passed away within the past month, and they added remnants of a homeless camp were found nearby.

Foul play was not immediately apparent, but further investigations were set to be completed by the Medical Examiner's Office.

Officials said crews would return to the scene Sunday in an attempt to locate more of the remains.

No further details were available. The investigation was ongoing by those with the Metro Nashville Police Department and officers with the Berry Hill Police Department.