Body found in river in Roane County

HARRIMAN, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Both Harriman police and the Roane County Sheriff's office responded to a call about a body in the Emory River on Monday evening.

Reports came into the Harriman Police Office after some people who were fishing discovered the body. Harriman Police responded at around 7:30 p.m. before the Roane County Sheriff's Office responded.

The identity of the body currently remains unknown, however, it appears to be that of a white male. It has been sent to a local forensic center for an autopsy.

The investigation currently remains ongoing. This is a developing story. WVLT will keep this story updated as more information comes into our newsroom.