Greeneville PD: Multiple departments investigating after man found dead in ‘suspicious vehicle’ Saturday


GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) – UPDATE (1/25/2021) – The Greeneville Police Department says multiple departments are working together to “bring resolution as quickly as possible” to a case after a man was found dead in a vehicle on Saturday, January 23.

According to Greeneville Assistant Police Chief Michael Crum, GPD does not have any further details to release about the case after a man was found dead in a “suspicious vehicle” along the Highway 70 bypass at 12:41 p.m.

Crum says Greeneville police are investigating with the help of the forensics center, the Greene County Sheriff’s Department and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

According to Crum, the case has “several areas that intertwine, thus making it very difficult to release any details.”

The identity of the deceased man has not been released. The case remains under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call GPD Detective Sergeant Hobbs at 423-783-2814, Greene County Sheriff Holt at 423-798-1800 or 1-800-TBI-FIND.  

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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