JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) -- Police in Decatur County say the death of a retired factory worker in the Beech River was accidental.
The body of 79-year-old Thomas Hubert Cagle was found in very shallow water Wednesday afternoon, a day after he was reported missing by his family.
Sheriff Roy Wyatt says investigators haven't determined why Cagle was at the river.
His family says Cagle loved to fish, but he had no fishing tackle with him.
Wyatt says Cagle left his wife a note Tuesday afternoon, saying he was going to the store, but didn't return. His car was found late Tuesday night.
Information from: The Jackson Sun, http://www.jacksonsun.com
(Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.