Missing man's body found, say Sullivan County deputies

SULLIVAN COUNTY, TN (WJHL) - The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office reports a missing man's body has been found. 

Recently, the sheriff's office asked for help finding the man, but deputies say the body of Lynn Akers was found on land owned by his family over the weekend. 

Akers' body was taken to the Quillen College of Medicine for an autopsy and x-ray images were used to confirm his identity. 

According to the sheriff's office, Lynn Akers, age 55, was last heard from family back in June of this year

An autopsy is currently being completed and a death investigation will be conducted by the sheriff's office.

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