published Monday, October 17th, 2011

Kids discover body at Renaissance Park in Chattanooga

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CHATTANOOGA - A death investigation is underway after police say children found a body while playing at a local park.

Police say the body was found at Renaissance Park in a wooded area near the Market Street Bridge around 4:45 Monday evening.

Investigators tell Channel 3 some kids were playing in the area while their parents were watching nearby. They say one of the children picked up the skull and took it their parents because they didn't know what it was.

When investigators arrived to the scene they found the rest of the body, which was partially clothed.

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BravesDave said...

I love this city with all my heart but it sure is getting to be a dangerous place. It seems that this sort of thing is occurring regularly.

October 17, 2011 at 11:05 p.m.
bryseana said...


October 17, 2011 at 11:23 p.m.
DDUFFY said...

Up till now, my biggest fear of what my son would pick up in the park was dog poop.

October 18, 2011 at 6:31 a.m.
rolando said...

Good point, DDUFFY. Now we pray it is only dog poop they pick up.

Wait until the Occupiers hit town...

October 18, 2011 at 7:15 a.m.
rolema said...

you city people got problems

October 18, 2011 at 9:51 a.m.
holdout said...

People die all over the place all the time. It isn't always violence. Maybe find out what led to his death before jumping to conclusions.

October 18, 2011 at 10:14 a.m.
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