Deputies identify body found in car in Claiborne County

HARROGATE (WATE) – The Claiborne County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after human remains were found Wednesday night in the Earls Hollow area.

Deputies say the body was found in a car in a remote area away from homes. The remains have been identified as Dan Lawrence Rice, 46, of Cumberland Gap.

The sheriff’s office says the investigation is ongoing. The cause of death has not been released.

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