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Marion County sheriff investigating weekend homicide

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MARION COUNTY, TN (WRCB) -

Marion County Sheriff Bo Burnett is asking for the public's help in finding the person or people responsible for a homicide Saturday.

Burnett said 31-year-old Jeffrey Mora was found severely beaten on US-41 at an old abandoned building near the entrance to Raccoon Mountain. Burnett said Mora was beaten and possibly struck by a vehicle.

Burnett said Mora is from Utah but has been living in the area for at least the past six months.

Mora's body is in Nashville for an autopsy.

If you have any information, call the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation or the Marion County Sheriff's Department.

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