MORLEY, TN (WLAF) – Investigators with the Campbell County Sheriff’s Department with assistance from the TBI are working to identify human remains discovered at a North Campbell County home late Tuesday night.

Officials say the call of a welfare check came in to E-911 Dispatch just before midnight Tuesday night.  The answer of that call resulted in the discovery of a body in the back yard of a home on North Highway 25W near the Highway 90 turn off.

One detective reported that he believed there was a bear in the area.  That prompted the TWRA  to be called to the scene.

Sheriff Robbie Goins said, “We’ve had a missing persons report on a man from that area.  He’s been missing for about three weeks.”  The sheriff noted that investigators worked well past sun up this morning and that other investigators have arrived on scene.  (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 09/30/2020-NOON)