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Missing Clinton man found dead in Little River

Deputies said Anthony Haynes had been missing since Wednesday. Search and rescue crews found his body in the Little River Friday.

BLOUNT COUNTY, Tenn. — Blount County search and rescue crews have found the body of a Clinton man who disappeared on Wednesday.

The Blount County Sheriff's Office said crews with its Special Operations Response Team and the Knoxville Volunteer Rescue Squad found the body of Anthony Haynes, 58, in the Little River on Friday.

Haynes was reported missing from Clinton on Wednesday.

Deputies said his remains were taken to the Knox County Regional Forensic Center for an autopsy. 

"Sheriff James Lee Berrong would like to thank everyone who assisted in locating Mr. Haynes, and he extends his condolences to Mr. Haynes’ family and friends," BCSO said.

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