Body found in van at East Ridge gas station identified

Body found in van at East Ridge gas station identified

September 19th, 2017 by Emmett Gienapp in Breaking News

East Ridge police have identified the man found dead inside a van on the 3900 block of Ringgold Road last night as 31-year-old Andrey Viktorovic Tkachenko of Chattanooga. 

Fire department personnel responded to the address after being notified about a person slumped over in a van, according to a release from Stan Allan, assistant chief of the East Ridge Police Department. 

The Hamilton County medical examiner responded to the scene and pronounced the Tkachenko dead at the scene. 

A preliminary investigation has found the man had an established history of prescription drug usage, but the cause of death is still under investigation. 


Loading...