KCSO identifies body found in East Knox County

KNOX COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The Knox County Sheriff's Office has released the identity of the person found dead along a road in East Knox County.

Deputies were called late Tuesday afternoon to Will Brook Lane at around 3:30 p.m. Upon arrival, officials found a deceased, unidentified female.

The body was transported to the medical examiner's office for identification.

On Thursday night, KCSO identified the woman as Mariana Wallace. Officials say there were no signs of trauma, and foul play is not suspected. The cause of death has not been released.

Will Brook Lane is near Midway Rd. in the Kodak community.

The sheriff's office will release more information as it becomes available.