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Missing Local Area Resident Found Deceased in Park

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Date: June 9, 2022
Contact: Christopher Derman, 423-569-9778

On the morning of June 9, 2022, park rangers located the motorcycle driven by a person reported missing on June 8, at a backcountry campsite. A deceased 58-year-old male was discovered inside a tent, and identified as Jamestown, Tennessee resident Lyndon Bill Baines.

The body was recovered with assistance from Scott County EMS, Scott County Sheriffs Office, Scott County Rescue Squad, and Fentress County Sheriffs Office.

An investigation into the incident is being conducted. No further information is available at this time.



Last updated: June 10, 2022

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