Body found near South Doyle Middle School

By: WVLT staff
By: WVLT staff

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - The Knoxville Police Department continues to investigate after a body was found across from South Doyle Middle School.

The body was found on the ground behind 4333 Galbraith School Road.

The Knoxville Police Department says an autopsy will be performed to confirm the identity of the male. A spokesperson says there were no signs of foul play and initial indications are that the death was due to an accidental overdose.

Police say they're not sure how long the man was dead.

The Knoxville Police Department is investigating after a body was found across from South Doyle Middle School

Around 4:45 p.m. Tuesday, officers found a someone lying on the ground behind 4333 Galbraith School Road.

It then became apparent that the person was dead.

The investigation is ongoing.

We are working to gather more information which we will pass along to you.

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