Crews pull body from water near Cherokee Bluff

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Fire fighters, police officers and coast guard are investigating a body that was found in the water near Cherokee Bluff.

A kayaker found the body at about 1:30 p.m. Friday.

The victim is believed to be a white male.

There are no obvious signs of foul play, according to police.

The body is believed to have been in the water less than 12 hours.

Officers are currently working to ID the body.

An autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death.