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This story was updated at 1:27 p.m. on Tuesday, March 17, 2020, with more information.

Update: The person found has been identified as Kristopher Shane Lancaster, 30, or Soddy-Daisy, according to a Hamilton County Sheriff's Office news release. 

The medical examiner's office has not made a determination as to cause and manner of death.

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Detectives are conducting a death investigation after a body was found Monday in a wooded area near the intersection of Sequoyah and West Ridge Trail roads in Soddy-Daisy, according to a Hamilton County Sheriff's Office news release. 

The deceased was taken to the Hamilton County Medical Examiner's Office for identification and to determine the cause of death. 

This is an ongoing investigation.

This is a developing story. Stay with the Times Free Press for updates.

 

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