Officials: Bones found in bag near Percy Priest Lake are human


A Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency officer made an alarming discovery on a bluff above Percy Priest Lake Sunday. 

He found a bag containing bones and a pair of tennis shoes. 

TWRA wildlife officer Scott Bauer confirmed to News 2 Monday that the bones are human.

The bag was found deep in the woods near Lincoya Bay Apartments, at the popular bluffs over Percy Priest Lake.

It was close to a popular point where people jump or take a rope swing into the water. 

Metro police have taken over the investigation. 

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