Bradley County homeowner finds man's body in closet after alleged burglary

The Bradley County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a man's body was found in the closet of a home.

Deputies were called to the home on Ramsey Bridge Road on Friday after the owner said he found a deceased man in his rarely used spare bedroom, according to a news release.

Based on the evidence at the scene, the death was ruled a suicide. .

Authorities believe the victim was a man involved in a burglary at the same home Wednesday, the release states.

In that case, detectives said two people entered the home. During the burglary, the homeowners returned and one suspect, identified as Sarah Clowers, fled without being detected. Authorities believe the other suspect, whose name has not been released, did not make an effort to leave the home.

Clowers was arrested Monday for aggravated burglary and theft under $1,000.

The sheriff's office has remained in contact with the district attorney's office and are awaiting the official autopsy results for further investigation, the release states.