Body Found in Blount County

Blount County (WVLT) - Authorities are working to identify a body found in Blount County.

A driver discovered the body down an embankment off Montvale Road near the Foothills Parkway overpass Sunday afternoon.

Police say the man appears to be in his early to mid-30s.

Investigators aren't releasing a possible cause of death.

The body was taken to U.T. Medical Center where an autopsy will be performed today.

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