MT. JULIET, TN (WSMV) - Authorities are investigating a man's death after his body was found in a wooded area in Mt. Juliet Monday evening. 

Body found in Mt. Juliet wooded area

Body found in Mt. Juliet wooded area

Police say a resident went to find the cause of a foul odor near their home and found the decomposing body in the 1000 block of Secretariat Drive. 

The body has not yet been identified, but is described as a thin white male in their late teen to early 20s. According to investigators, foul play was likely not involved. An autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death. 

Anyone with any information regarding this incident is encouraged to call the Mt. Juliet Police Department at (615) 754-2550.

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