May 05, 2022
Tommy Jones, Sheriff
Monroe County Sheriff's Office
Media Contact: Deputy Rick Lavoie, PIO [email protected]
Human Remains Found in Tellico Plains
MONROE COUNTY TN - Earlier this week a hiker found what appeared to be human remains on Old Furnace Road in the Tellico Plains area. Deputies and Detectives responded and confirmed that it was in fact human remains. At this time Knoxville Regional Forensic Center along with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations "TBI" are assisting the investigation. The victim has been identified and the family has been notified.
More information will be released as the investigation unfolds.