Sullivan County authorities find body of man not heard from since June

Lynn Edward Akers (Photo credit: Sullivan County Sheriff's Office)

Authorities in Sullivan County have identified the body of a 55-year-old man whose body was found over the weekend who had not been heard from since June.

Lynn Akers's body was found on land owned by his family last weekend. His body was taken to the Quillen College of Medicine for an autopsy and his identify was confirmed.

The autopsy is being completed and a death investigation is being conducted by the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office.

The death is not considered suspicious.

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