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UPDATE: Body found on Maclellan Island identified as missing UTC student

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UPDATE: The Chattanooga Police Department says the body found on Maclellan Island has been identified as 24-year-old Ali Ali, a UTC international student reported missing earlier this month.

Police say it does not appear a crime was committed. An investigation is underway and more information will be released as it becomes available. 


PREVIOUS STORY: Chattanooga police were dispatched to Maclellan Island early Sunday morning at about 2:27am where they recovered a body.

The person was found on the shore of the island, which is in the Tennessee River near Veterans' Bridge.

Police have not yet released the person's identity or cause of death.

The investigation is underway.

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