Knoxville (WVLT) - Local authorities now say the preliminary cause of death of body found in West Knoxville is smoke inhalation.
Wednesday, a driver called into police to report a field fire at Middlebrook Pike and Proctor.
After putting out the fire, KFD discovered a body.
Police say it's of a 55 to 56 year old white male.
A positive ID has not yet been made.
At the time the body was found, police referred to the area as a homeless camp.
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