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UPDATE: Signs of foul play in death of Steven Bell

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) - UPDATE: Chattanooga Police say, the medical examiner’s office believe there are signs of foul play in the death of Steven Bell.  

The 65-year-old body of Steven Bell was found on Saturday under the Workman Road Bridge.  

People who live on Lynchburg Street want to know what really happened to their neighbor who they say was a wounded war veteran. 

Benny Watkins lives next door to the victim and says he shared an unspoken bond with Bell.

Investigators say someone withdrew all of the money from Steven Bells bank account before he died.  

Those who know him well say, they doubt that is something he would do.

If you have any information about this case, contact the Chattanooga Police Department at 423-698-2525. 


PREVIOUS STORY:Chattanooga Police responded to 760 Workman Road on a body found Saturday afternoon just after 5:30. 

Officers located the body of Steven Bell, who was reported missing on July 4, under the Workman Road bridge.  

Investigators are working to determine the cause of death and are waiting on the results of the Medical Examiner.  

The investigation is ongoing and more information will be released when available.


PREVIOUS STORY: Chattanooga Police have identified the body found under a Workman Road bridge Saturday evening, as that of missing 65-year-old Steven Bell.

A person walking down Workman called 911 just before 5:30 p.m. after spotting Bell's body.

Steven Bell was reported missing from his Lynchburg Street home July 3rd. Neighbors became concerned when they stopped by to check on him and found his front door unlocked and his television on.

Police say Bell had an extensive medical history and could not walk very far on his own.

Investigators say Bell's cause of death is unknown. His body has been sent to the Hamilton County Medical Examiner's Office for an autopsy.

Count on Channel 3 to bring you the latest information in this investigation.

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