UPDATE: TBI releases details, sketches of tattoos on body found in Polk County

Image: TBI

UPDATE (Monday, Nov. 5):

The TBI has released details and sketches of tattoos on a body found in Polk County last week.

The TBI said on Twitter that the remains were recovered by the Regional Forensic Center out of Knoxville. The race and approximate height of the man are currently unknown. The body was found about 4 miles west of TN Highway 30, just south of the Reliance community.

If you recognize the tattoos, or know anything about the incident, call the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation at 615-744-4000.

This is a developing story. Depend on us to bring you updates as we get them.

PREVIOUSLY (Oct. 30):

Dispatchers in Polk County confirm to NewsChannel 9 that an investigation is underway after the discovery of a body on Monday.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) has been called in to help with the investigation.

The TBI tells us hunters found skeletal remains in a wooded area near Oswald Road on Benton Mountain.

The TBI says, "Agents are working with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, the DA’s office, and UT Forensics in this investigation."

This is a developing story. Depend on us to bring you updates as we get them.

close video ad
Unmutetoggle ad audio on off

Trending