Body found in Johnson City identified

Published 9:14 am Wednesday, June 22, 2022

On June 18 at approximately 8 p.m., the Johnson City Police Department responded to the area of East State of Franklin Road near Division Street in reference to a deceased female. The area the female was located is nearby a frequented homeless camp, which is near the downtown railroad tracks. The female was later identified as Meghan Carter, 24, from Etowah, Tenn. At this time, there are no indications of any foul play involved in Carter’s death.

The investigation is ongoing. This incident is believed to be an isolated event, with no current threat to the general public. Anybody with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Johnson City Police Department Criminal Investigations Division at (423) 434-6166, or to remain anonymous, Crime Stoppers at (423) 434-6158. To send a confidential tip text 423JCPD and your tip to 847411 (TIP411) or send a tip to

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