Putnam Co. landowner finds body on property - WSMV Channel 4

Putnam Co. landowner finds body on property

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COOKEVILLE, TN (WSMV) -

A landowner in Putnam County has inherited a mystery after finding a body.

On Wednesday night, the landowner was checking out some newly purchased property along Highway 70 outside of Baxter and found a badly decomposed body in a shed.

Authorities say forensics experts will help identify the remains and determine the cause of death.

They don't know yet how long the body was there or if foul play was involved.

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