Female prison inmates discover badly decomposing body while picking up trash

A group of inmates from a Tennessee prison made a grisly discovery while picking up trash on a stretch of highway outside Chattanooga.

According to Fox 17 Nashville, the inmates discovered the body at around noon on Thursday while they were working on the side of Highway 111.

Sequatchie County Sheriff Ronnie Hitchcock confirmed to the news station that the body found was “decomposed beyond recognition.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is reportedly en route to the scene to further investigate, and police have cordoned off the area.
This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.
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