KPD e-News Release: K.P.D. Detectives Investigating Suspicious Death

Kingsport Police Department

David Quillin, Chief of Police

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

SUBJECT: K.P.D. Detectives Investigating Suspicious Death
DATE: November 24, 2020
CASE #: 20-024600
On November 24, 2020 shortly before 8:00 AM, Kingsport Police Department Patrol Officers and Detectives responded to Lynn Garden Drive near the West Stone Drive interchange in reference to a deceased individual found to the side of the roadway. This discovery is currently under preliminary investigation by the K.P.D. Criminal Investigations Division as a suspicious death.

The decedent will be sent for autopsy to the E.T.S.U. James H. Quillen College of Medicine for positive identification and to determine cause of death. Due to the early and active nature of the investigation, absolutely no further details are available for release at this time. Additional information will be released as it develops, but only at an appropriate point in the investigation.

Media inquiries should be directed to the Office of the K.P.D. Public Information Officer at 423-229-9433 or ThomasMPatton.

Thomas M. Patton, Public Information Officer

Kingsport Police Department Professional Standards Unit

423-229-9433 (Desk) • 423-224-2786 (FAX)


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