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Woman's body found in Polk County river

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The TBI has been called in to investigate after a woman's body was found floating in the Hiwassee River in Polk County.

West Polk Fire Chief Steven Lofty tells Channel 3 someone spotted the body and called 911 around 4:15 Saturday afternoon. 

There is no word on the woman's age or identity. Lofty says there are no known active missing persons cases in Polk County involving a female. The woman's body is being transported to the TBI Crime Lab in Nashville for an autopsy.

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