The Oak Ridge Police Department has determined that the death of a female between two businesses in central Oak Ridge was a suicide.
Police responded to the parking lot of Home Depot at 175 Laboratory Road to conduct a welfare check on a person at 9:12 a.m. Sunday.
When officers arrived, they found Leah Michelle Ray, 49, of Oak Ridge, had died in a grassy area between Home Depot and the National Fitness Center, a press release said.
The Oak Ridge Police Department Criminal Investigations Division and Oak Ridge Fire Department were called to the scene to help. So was the Knox County Medical Examiner’s Office. [Read more…]