Police believe a body found near Vonore is missing teen, Tucker Wells.
|Published: 11:17 AM, 09/20/2012
||Last updated: 11:30 AM, 09/20/2012
Author: Michael Thomason
Source: The Monroe County Advocate
Monroe County teenager who had been missing since Sept. 11 was found just a short distance from
his house Wednesday, an apparent victim of electrocution.
Monroe County Sheriff's Detective Doug Brannon said Tucker Wells, who turned 18
three days before he was reported missing, was found in high weeds near a power line pole close to
his house in the Vonore area.
evidence an attempt had been made to cut into some power lines," Brannon said. "We're working a
joint investigation with Fort Loudoun to find out exactly what happened."
Brannon said an autopsy was being performed
Thursday, but he didn't believe it would turn up anything out of the ordinary.
"There's no evidence of foul play," Brannon said,
"and no evidence anyone else was around at the time this happened."
Brannon said Wells had finished high school and was living with his
father at the time of his death.
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