Remains of missing Kingsport man found in Greene County

Body of missing man found in Cherokee National Forest.

Christopher West (Kingsport Police Department)

KINGSPORT, TN (WJHL) – Investigators with the Kingsport Police Department say they’ve identified a body found in Cherokee National Forest.

Officers said the remains were identified as Christopher West, who was reported missing on January 17. West’s body was found down an embankment on February 17. Tennessee Bureau of Investigation was called to assist with the investigation.

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Investigators said they have few leads regarding the circumstances surrounding West’s death. Anyone with information is asked to call the Kingsport Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division at (423) 229-9429. Tips can also be submitted anonymously online.

This report was originally published by WJHL.

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