Missing Clinton man found dead, sheriff says

Deputies were searching for a man who went missing from Louisville Wednesday, according to officials with the Blount County Sheriff’s Office.
Published: Aug. 11, 2022 at 4:37 PM EDT|Updated: Aug. 12, 2022 at 1:18 PM EDT
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LOUISVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - A missing Clinton man was found dead Friday, officials with the Blount County Sheriff’s Office announced.

Crews with the Blount Special Operations Response Team and Knoxville Volunteer Rescue Squad recovered the body of Anthony Chris Haynes, 58, in Little River on Aug. 12, according to officials.

Haynes’ remains were transported to the Knox County Regional Forensic Center, where an autopsy will be performed soon, the announcement stated.

This comes after officials announced that Haynes was missing and had last been seen in Louisville Wednesday night. According to officials, the Clinton resident’s car and personal belongings were found on private property on Little River near Alcoa highway.

“Sheriff James Lee Berrong would like to thank everyone who assisted in locating Mr. Haynes, and he extends his condolences to Mr. Haynes’ family and friends,” Blount County officials said.

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Posted by Blount County Sheriff's Office on Friday, August 12, 2022

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