Body found on Maryville Pike identified

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Police have identified a woman's body found in South Knoxville over the weekend as Angela Miller, 49, of Knoxville.

An autopsy was performed Monday, but a cause of death still hasn't been determined. Police say there appeared to be no significant trauma to the body and it could be several weeks before the results of additional tests are known.

The body was found on Maryville Pike near railroad tracks at the South Knoxville Community Center. Police originally said the body shows "apparent signs of trauma."

Police are investigating a death after they found the body of a female on Maryville Pike near the South Knoxville Community Center.

Police responded to a call about the body just after 11 a.m. Sunday. They found the body lying in an empty lot.

As of Sunday night, police told Local 8 News that they are not releasing a name or saying how the woman died.

Local 8 News is continuing to follow this story and will be bring you more updates as we get them.

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