SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — The Shelbyville Police Department is investigating after human remains were discovered Monday morning.

According to police, a pedestrian came across the remains near Old Nashville Dirt Road, which runs north out of Shelbyville. Officers responded to the area on the morning of Monday, July 8.


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As of Monday afternoon, officials said the remains have not yet been identified. The cause of death also remains unclear. No further information was immediately available.

In a social media post, the police department said, “We appreciate your understanding and will provide updates as they become available.”

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