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UPDATED: Johnson City police investigating body found behind Walgreens off S. Roan

Zach Vance • Updated Jan 5, 2017 at 8:30 PM

Updated:

Johnson City police confirmed that a body was found Thursday afternoon behind Walgreens on South Roan Street. The body was found by an officer patrolling the area.

Police did not release the person’s name, but investigators do not believe the death was suspicious.

Reported Earlier:

Johnson City police are investigating a discovery behind Walgreens near the Oaks Castle on Thursday afternoon. A forensics team had been called to the scene.

Sergeant Van Mominee could only say there was an incident that is currently under investigation, but could not release any further details. 

Many homeless people are known to camp in a wooded area just behind the parking lot at 1430 South Roan Street. 

More information will be updated as it becomes available. 

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