published Monday, July 11th, 2011

Chattanooga: Man found dead in tent near homeless camp

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A man was discovered dead this afternoon inside a tent near a homeless camp and railroad tracks at E. 12th and Peeples streets, authorities said.

The man apparently last was seen alive around 10:30 a.m. today.

Paramedics removed the body from the scene.

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sangaree said...

Good thing Smiley wasn't one of the paramedics. If he hates the homeless as much as he does African-Americans he'd probably thrown firecrackers into the tent and shouted derogatory slurs at the poor fellow and his situation.

July 11, 2011 at 5:02 p.m.
NoMyth said...

Sad story. This should not happen anywhere, let alone in the U.S.

July 11, 2011 at 10:11 p.m.
podiebell said...

When it gets below freezing we have shelters open up for the homeless at night. Do we not have the same resources for when it's 106 degrees outside?!?!

July 11, 2011 at 11:03 p.m.

YES, NoMyth, NOT in our country.

July 12, 2011 at 11:12 a.m.
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