Updated: Body Found in the Tennessee River Ruled Suicide
UPDATED 4:10PM NOV 25TH
CHATTANOOGA (WRCB) -- According to the Hamilton County Medical Examiner's Office, the death of Christopher Friberg has been ruled suicide by an apparent drowning. A kayaker found Friberg's body Tuesday on the banks of the Tennessee River.
UPDATEd 9:15PM NOV 24TH
UPDATED 3:30PM NOV 24TH
CHATTANOOGA (WRCB) -- According to Rebecca Royval with Chattanooga Police, the body had not been in the water for very long.
Recovery efforts are underway by Volunteer State Rescue.
The body is that of a white male with long hair and it was found in the brush along the banks of the river.
3PM NOV 24TH
CHATTANOOGA (WRCB) -- Eyewitness News has confirmed that a body has been found floating in the Tennessee River.
A kayaker reportedly discovered the body near the Moccasin Bend firing range.
Eyewitness News has a crew on the scene and we will bring you more details as they become available.