Burned body found on Watauga Avenue identified, Knoxville police investigating
The death of Brandy Geisler is still considered suspicious, according to the Knoxville Police Department.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - A “suspicious” death investigation is underway after a burned body was found on Watauga Avenue late Saturday night, according to the Knoxville Police Department.
Officers responded to the wood line at 135 Watauga Avenue just after 10:00 p.m. on Sept. 24, officials said. Once on the scene, they contacted Knoxville Fire Department crews, which initially responded to the area due to a reported tire fire, according to KPD.
Once the fire was extinguished, officials found the body of a woman, later identified as Brandy Geisler, 34 of Knoxville. The body was transported to the Regional Forensic Center for an examination and autopsy, officials said.
KPD Violent Crime Unit investigators, KFD arson investigators, Crime Lab personnel and the Medical Examiner’s Office are investigating the death. KPD investigators have not yet identified a cause of death
The investigation is ongoing at this time. Those with information are urged to contact East Tennessee Valley Crime Stoppers at 865-215-7165 or online. Tipsters can remain anonymous and be eligible to receive a cash reward.
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