Deputies Investigate Roane Man's Death

Kingston, Roane County (WVLT) - Police in Roane County are investigating the shooting death of a 59-year-old man.

Sheriff deputies say they found the body of Ronnie Dean Cofer Monday morning along Clax Gap Road near Clax Gap Baptist Church.

Authorities say Cofer, who is also known by the name of "Boone," had a gunshot wound to the head.

His body was found just a few miles from his home.

The sheriff's department isn't saying if they are looking for a suspect.

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