WHITE COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – A death investigation is underway in White County after two men were found dead Sunday morning.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) told News 2 that special agents responded to Country Club Road just before 7 a.m. to respond to reports of a man that was found dead outside of a home. 

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At the scene, TBI agents reportedly located a deceased man — later identified as 67-year-old George Nikkel — outside of a home, and another man — later identified as 59-year-old Ray Phillips — was found deceased inside the home next door. 

The investigation into the deaths remain ongoing. TBI officials believe this was an isolated incident and there is no threat to the public. 

No other information was immediately released.

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This is a developing story. WKRN News 2 will continue to update this article as new information becomes available.