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Human remains found in Roane County, Knox County investigating

A preliminary investigation suggested the remains may be a missing person out of Knox County, according to officials.

ROANE COUNTY, Tenn. — The Roane County Sheriff's Office said human remains were found this past Wednesday by a passerby. 

A preliminary investigation suggested the remains may be a missing person out of Knox County, according to officials.

According to officials, the remains were sent to UT Forensics.

Officials said Knox County Major Crimes Unit responded and is investigating.