UPDATE: Body in tarp found on Chattanooga dock identified

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) -- A body has been found wrapped in a tarp at a boat dock in Chattanooga has been identified.

Police say 25-year-old Ronnie M. Franklin was reported missing Jan. 9.

Investigators said they were uncertain how the body ended up at the site. They said it could have been dumped or floated down the creek.

The cause of death was pending an autopsy.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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