Kids discover body at Renaissance Park in Chattanooga

Kids discover body at Renaissance Park in Chattanooga

October 17th, 2011 by WRCB-TV Channel 3 in Local - Breaking News

Police at Renaissance Park in Chattanooga

Photo by WRCB-TV Channel 3 /Times Free Press.

CHATTANOOGA - A death investigation is underway after police say children found a body while playing at a local park.

Police say the body was found at Renaissance Park in a wooded area near the Market Street Bridge around 4:45 Monday evening.

Investigators tell Channel 3 some kids were playing in the area while their parents were watching nearby. They say one of the children picked up the skull and took it their parents because they didn't know what it was.

When investigators arrived to the scene they found the rest of the body, which was partially clothed.

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