Charred Body Found In Adams Sunday Morning – TBI Investigating

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Sunday February 1, 2015
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Charred Body Found In Adams Sunday Morning – TBI Investigating

Early Sunday morning around 6:45AM, two neighbors living adjacent to Highway 76 near Port Royal Rd  in Adams, Tn noticed a small fire and called 911.

Adams body found wm006According to Robertson County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Ryan Martin, Adams Fire responded to the call,  as firefighters were working to extinguish the flames they noticed what they believed to be were human remains.

The Robertson County Sheriff’s Office was called to investigate. Agents with the Robertson County Sheriff’s Office did confirm it was charred human remains. Due to the nature and scope of the scene, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation was called in to assist in the investigation. The T.B.I has specialized equipment and investigators trained to deal with this kind of a situation.

The body is situated about 500 feet from the Sulphur Fork Creek on HWY 76 just shy of the Montgomery County border about 100 feet off the road in an open field.  (Location Of Body)

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Secondary scene near the road.

A secondary scene (pictured right) near the road has also been taped off. No information has been released as to how this second area is connected to the investigation at this time.  When asked if foul play was suspected police said, “It’s under investigation.”

Police have not identified the body as of 1:30am Monday. Unless some sort of identification is found on the body it may be days before an official announcement is made.  Click here for Smokey’s interview with police.

Timeline:  6:45am- Initial call comes into 911, Adams Fire responds.  7:30am- Robertson County Sheriff’s Office arrives. 1:30pm-Tennessee Bureau of Investigation arrives.   7:29pm- All units clear the scene.

UPDATE: As of 6:00pm Monday evening, police have not released the name of the victim, whether it was a man or a woman or whether the case will be classified as a homicide. Smokey is tracking this story, as soon as we have new information we will bring it to you.

We will bring you more updates as they become available.

UPDATE: A woman’s ring was found at the scene and police are asking for the public’s help identifying its owner.  Full Story

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