Published On: Tue, Jul 9th, 2019

Unidentified human remains found in Park

 

Searchers in Great Smoky Mountain National Park found the remains of an unidentified human body after being notified of the remains by an off-trail hiker.  The remains were found in an off-trail area of the park off of Laurel Creek Road and appear to be several months old.  The cause of death is under investigation.  No further information is available at this time.

– National Park Service release

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