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KCSO investigating after human remains found in Roane County

A spokesperson for the sheriff’s office said KCSO was in Roane County after human remains were discovered.
Knox County Sheriff's Office
Knox County Sheriff's Office(WVLT)
Published: Apr. 18, 2021 at 10:33 PM EDT
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is aiding in an investigation after human remains were found in Roane County.

A spokesperson for the sheriff’s office said the KCSO Major Crimes Unit responded.

Officials with the Roane County Sheriff’s Office said the remains were discovered by a passerby near Lyell road in East Roane County.

The remains were sent to the University of Tennessee Forensic Center.

This is a developing story. WVLT News is working to learn more.

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