Missing Tipton Co. Man Found Dead

WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News Staff

TIPTON COUNTY, Tenn. - A Tipton County man missing since Wednesday has been found dead.

After days of intense searching, deputies said they found Michael Holland, Jr.'s body shortly before 6 p.m. Friday, near a bridge on Antioch Cotton Lake Road in northeastern Tipton County.

Law enforcement and rescue personnel at first found marks that looked like motorcycle skidding off the roadway.

They said the submerged bike was Holland's, and they found his body submerged downstream several hundred feet away.

A medical examiner will be conducting an autopsy on Holland's body.

Investigators said this was a tragic traffic crash, and they do not suspect foul play.


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