Great Smoky Mountain National Park

Unidentified human body found

Searchers in Great Smoky Mountain National Park found the remains of an unidentified human body after being notified of the remains by an off-trail hiker. The remains were found in an off-trail area of the park off of Laurel Creek Road and appear to be several months old. The cause of death is under investigation. No further information is available at this time.

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