UPDATE: Body removed from Lookout Creek - WSMV Channel 4

UPDATE: Body removed from Lookout Creek

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) -

It will likely be Tuesday before we learn what led to the death of an unidentified person.

A body was recovered from Lookout Creek Sunday afternoon.

Police responded to the 300 block of Garden Road around 12:30 p.m. after a citizen called police and said there was a body floating in the creek.

The body was removed, but has not yet been identified.

The Hamilton County Medical Examiner's Office is in the midst of an autopsy to determine how the person died. Meanwhile, police are using finger prints and dental records hoping to identify the individual.

The case is under investigation.

Stay with Channel 3 for more on this developing story.

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