Divers recover body from Tennessee River near downtown Knoxville

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — A body has been recovered by Knox County Rescue Squad personnel, Knoxville Police confirmed, following a search for a man...

July 31, 2022
2:20 AM

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — A body has been recovered by Knox County Rescue Squad personnel, Knoxville Police confirmed, following a search for a man who reportedly went into the Tennessee River Monday morning. 'Our dive team has completed the search mission, and currently assisting the Knox County Medical Examiners office with the recovery and transport,' Knox County Rescue tweeted. Earlier, first responders including the Knox County Rescue Squad were searching Monday for a man whom they say went into the Tennessee River and never resurfaced, according to the Knoxville Police Department.

Melanie Vásquez Russell