Body found, murder suspected in Polk County

Body found, murder suspected in Polk County

February 7th, 2012 by WRCB-TV Channel 3 in Local - Breaking News

David Gardner of Polk County, Tennessee

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

The body of a Polk County man has been found locked inside a steel garage.

Sources said a friend called the Polk County Sheriff's Office, worried. She hadn't seen Dave Gardner in six days and asked a Deputy to check on him.

By law, you need the property owner's or a family member's permission to enter property without a warrant. The deputy had to call Gardner's mother in Florida to get it.

After breaking the lock, they found Gardner's body inside.

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