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UPDATE: New details on body discovered near train tracks

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UPDATE: Chattanooga police say the victim is a white male, and was discovered by a train conductor with Norfolk Southern early Thursday morning.
 
The victim’s body has been transported to the Medical Examiner’s Office for identification and to determine the cause of death.

Investigators are still working establish the events prior to the discovery of the victim.
 
The investigation is ongoing and more information will be released when available.


PREVIOUS STORY: Chattanooga police are investigating after a body was found at Sandswitch and Boyscout roads just before 2 this morning.

The body was discovered near the train tracks. 

The identity of the person and their cause of death is unknown at this time. 

Police ask anyone with information to call 698-2525.

Stay with Channel 3 for more on this developing story.

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