Teens Discover Body In Abandoned Springfield Outbuilding

Teens Discover Body In Abandoned Springfield Outbuilding

SPRINGFIELD TENNESSE: (Smokey Barn News) Springfield Police are currently investigating after a body was discovered in a small outbuilding located on East 1st Avenue and Memorial Blvd, roughly a block from the Robertson County Fairgrounds. LOCATION OF BODY

According to officials, two teens that had been fishing at the creek nearby discovered the body just after 5 pm Tuesday evening. Officials tell Smokey Barn News that the body has likely been there for a few weeks. The outbuilding is believed to be an old abandoned pumping station and it appeared that the individual had been living in the structure. The yet-to-be-identified body is that of a male, about 30 to 40 years of age.

The body will be sent to the medical examiner for identification. According to Springfield Police Chief Jason Head, there was no indication of foul play and no reason to believe there is any danger to the community. It will likely be several days to weeks before the body can be positively identified.

If more information becomes available and/or when the body is identified we will bring it to you.

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