The discovery of a body inside an abandoned Hawkins County residence has spurred a police investigation
According to HCSO Sheriff Ronnie Lawson, a complaint of a man possibly deceased led police to Little War Gap Road, Rogersville. There they found the body of Zachery T. Prew, 33, inside an abandoned home.
A cause of death for Prew, of 8506 Highway 66 North, Sneedville, has not been determined. An investigation into the incident is continuing with Pew's body sent for autopsy.
The Hawkins County Sheriff's Office says no additional information will be released at this time, but updates would be provided as the investigation continues.