Man's body found in Franklin County field - WSMV Channel 4

Man's body found in Franklin County field

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Corey Matthews Corey Matthews
COWAN, TN (WSMV) -

A murder investigation is underway in Franklin County after a man's body was found over the weekend.

Corey Matthews' family reported him missing Sunday morning after they hadn't heard from the 26-year-old for several hours.

Hours later officers found Matthews' body in a field just outside Cowan, TN.

Authorities said he was "obviously" murdered but wouldn't give more details.

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office, and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation are handling the case.

Detectives are asking anyone who might know something to call police immediately.

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