published Friday, June 27th, 2014

Body found in doctor's office parking lot near Signal Mountain Road

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    Chattanooga Police Chief Fred Fletcher speaks with media at the scene of a body found under suspicious circumstances on Delawanna Pike near Pineville Rd.
    Photo by Doug Strickland /Chattanooga Times Free Press.

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Chattanooga police are investigating a homicide close to the intersection of Pineville Road and Delwanna Terrace near Signal Mountain Road.

Around 6:45 a.m. dispatchers received a call from a person who works at a doctor's office at the intersection.

The caller said they saw a suspicious object. It turned out to be a body.

Investigators on the scene have not released a cause of death or any information about the victim.

Police chief Fred Fletcher arrived at the scene about 10:15.

This marks the city's third homicide since Wednesday morning. Public information officer Tim McFarland said police have no reason to believe this incident might be related to an early morning shooting at 4205 10th Ave.

This is a developing story. Stay with the Times Free Press for more as it develops.

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