Body Found in Cocke County

Newport (WVLT) - Cocke County authorities are investigating a body found Wednesday on the side of the road.

Authorities say a passerby found the body of 20-year-old Michael Derrik Grimes around noon on O'Neil Road.

They say they are investigating this as a homicide, and the body will undergo an autopsy.

In the meantime, if you have any information, you're asked to call 1-800-TBI-FIND.

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