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Body Found In Pawn Shop As Blaze Extinguished

Posted at 11:54 AM, May 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-18 12:54:50-04

Officials have been investigating after a body was found in a pawn shop while firefighters were putting out a blaze.

The fire at the Valley Pawn Shop in Whitwell was reported late Tuesday afternoon.

Marion County Sheriff Ronnie "Bo" Burnette told media that the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives were helping process evidence at the scene.

No information was released on the body found inside the business.