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19-year-old man found in lake

Published: 10:00 AM, 11/28/2012
 

Author: Staff Report
Source: The Monroe County Advocate

TOMMY MILLSAPS, Editor

and

MICHAEL THOMASON, Staff Writer

MADISONVILLE-The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) is still looking into the case of a body that was found in the water at Kefauver Park early Sunday afternoon.

TBI had first told The Advocate & Democrat it was the body of a woman, but confirmed Monday it was the body of 19-year-old Zachary Tyler Wilson. TBI said there are no obvious signs of foul play, however a complete autopsy will determine the cause of death.

Madisonville Police Department Officer Gerald Summey said it was around 1:20 p.m. Sunday when he was sent to the park after a father and son reported seeing a body in the water.

The father told Summey he and his son were looking for a spot to fish when the son saw what looked like a body in the water. The father said he walked to the edge of the water and saw that it was indeed a body and called 911.

According to Wilson's Facebook page, he had gone to school in Memphis, but his residence at the time of his death was listed as Englewood.

tommy.millsaps@advocatenddemocrat.com | 337-7101


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