Sheriff’s Office seeks information on body discovered Sunday afternoon.

Published 5:01 pm Sunday, April 15, 2018

Around 1:15 p.m. Sunday, Carter County Sheriff’s deputies were called to investigate a possible body in the Watauga River near Sycamore Shoals Drive. When deputies arrived, they found the body of a white male, who they believe to have been in the river for some time.

Investigators are working to identify the body and establish a cause of death. The body has been sent to ETSU’s Quillen College of Medicine for an autopsy.

If anyone has any information about this case, they are asked to call Carter County investigators at 423-542-1896.

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