Man's body found off I-40
LENOIR CITY — The Lenoir City Police Department is investigating an apparent suicide today in a parking lot off Interstate 40 eastbound.
A motorist on his way to work found a man's body lying in the gravel parking lot off Exit 364 about 6:30 a.m., Police Chief Don White said.
The man had been shot once in the head and a pistol was found beside his body, which was about 15 to 20 feet from a truck parked in the middle of the lot.
A note was found, White said.
The investigation is continuing, White said, and identification may be released later today.