KPD makes tentative I.D. of man found dead in water near Volunteer Landing

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Knoxville Police say they have tentatively identified the identity of a man found dead in the 1st Creek spillway near Volunteer Landing Friday afternoon.

An autopsy Monday afternoon will confirm the identity and determine how the man died.  The name will not be released until the man's family has been notified.

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The body of a male was found Friday afternoon near the pedestrian bridge at First Creek, according to the Knoxville Police Department.

Officers responded to the call at 3:14 p.m. A forensic unit and medical examiner are on the scene.

Investigators say they are working to identify the body and an autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death.

Stay with WBIR.com for updates as they develop.

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