On 05/15/2023 at 1023 hours, Officers with the Knox County Sheriff’s Office, along with Major Crimes Detectives responded to 8001 Clinton Highway for a deceased adult male. Upon arrival, the victim was observed to be off the roadway on the southbound side of Clinton Highway. KCSO Forensics Units and the Knox County Medical Examiner responded and processed the scene. The victim was transported by AMR to the regional forensics center for a more thorough examination.
We will release the cause of death of once the autopsy is completed. Additionally, we do not have a positive ID for the victim the autopsy results should confirm this as well.