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Missing man found dead

By: Lorena Estrada
By: Lorena Estrada

LOUDON COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT)-- Rescue crews found the body of a missing man Saturday afternoon.

According to the Loudon County Sheriff's Office, 23-year-old Cody Jackson was found dead after missing for several days.

Several agencies participated in the search that began Friday morning including the Loudon County Sheriff's Office, Loudon Police Department and Greenback Fire Department.

Officials told Local 8 News his body was found a quarter mile from where his truck was found on Thursday. No foul play is suspected.

His body will be undergoing an autoposy, but according to authorities, it appears the weather may have been a factor in his death.


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