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Two found dead in Tazewell structure fire

Two unidentified bodies were found at the scene of the fire. The remains have been moved to the Knox County Regional Forensic Center for an autopsy.

TAZEWELL, Tenn. — On July 28, the Claiborne County Sheriff's Office responded to a fire at 150 Payne Circle, Tazewell.

At the scene of the fire, investigators found two bodies that they were unable to identify. The remains of the unidentified persons were sent to Knox County Regional Forensic Center for positive identification and autopsy.

The investigation into the identity of the victims and the cause of the fire is still ongoing.