The Oak Ridge Police Department is investigating after a newborn’s body was found near the bank along Melton Lake Greenway just north of the Edgemoor Road bridge on Thursday.
The body was reported by a resident at about 12:46 p.m. Thursday, and officers arrived at 12:53 p.m.
ORPD, Oak Ridge Fire Department, and Anderson County EMS, and the medical examiner’s office all responded.
“The incident remains under investigation,” said a press release from the City of Oak Ridge. “No further details are available at this time.”
Anyone with information that may help investigators is asked to call ORPD at (865) 425-4399. Crime tips can also be submitted at http://oakridgetn.gov/department/ORPD/home. Information can be submitted anonymously.
More information will be added as it becomes available.