KPD e-News Release: Kingsport Police Investigating Human Remains Found in Wooded Area off East Stone Drive

Kingsport Police Department

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NEWS RELEASE
SUBJECT: Kingsport Police Investigating Human Remains Found in Wooded Area off East Stone Drive
DATE: October 30, 2015
CASE #: 15-023641
GENERAL NARRATIVE
On October 30, 2015 at approximately 11:00 AM the Kingsport Police Department was notified of human remains that had been found several hundred feet into a heavily wooded area, behind The Shoppes on East Stone Shopping Complex, located at 2637 East Stone Drive in Kingsport. The remains were found by a pair of hunters scouting for deer.

Detectives from the K.P.D. Criminal Investigations Division, accompanied by forensic experts from the Medical Examiner’s office, responded to the scene to investigate. Thus far, foul play is not suspected. Further information will be released as it becomes available and upon examination and positive identification by the Medical Examiner.

RELEASING OFFICER
Thomas M. Patton, Public Information Officer

Kingsport Police Department Professional Standards Unit

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