View Full Version : Hiker's body found on the Appalachian Trail

SGT Rock
2014-10-12, 18:30
Anyone hear about this:

WBIR) The body of a hiker from out-of-state was found on the Appalachian Trail Saturday in Unicoi County, according to our NBC affiliate WCYB. (http://www.wcyb.com/news/male-body-found-on-appalachian-trail/29078728)The station reports authorities do not suspect foul play and believe the man died of natural causes. Another hiker reportedly found the man's body and contacted police around 2 p.m. Saturday.

Authorities said the hiker was from Ohio and was at a Carter County hostel before taking a shuttle to hike the Appalachian Trail.

Unicoi Police told WCYB (http://www.wcyb.com/news/male-body-found-on-appalachian-trail/29078728)the man's family has been notified and an autopsy will be performed. TBI is assisting with the investigation and authorities authorities expect the victim's name to be released Monday.


2014-10-13, 08:49
yeah, it was all over the hiker interwebs yesterday. somebody from up there mentioned a heart attack.