Chuckey, TN (WOKI) UPDATE 2/14: The Greene County Sheriff’s Department has identified the two people found dead on the same property in the Chuckey area.
GCSD officials say 69-year-old Roberta Welch-Peters was found inside the home in the 500 block of Choctaw Drive around 1:00 p.m. last Thursday, February 8.
Officials say the GCSD and TBI searched the wooded area behind the home Friday morning with the help of K9 units, finding the body of Welch-Peters son, 50-year-old Thomas J. Welch.
No other information has been released, and the investigation remains ongoing.
ORIGINAL STORY: Law enforcement authorities in Greene County are investigating after bodies are found in Chuckey.
Officials with the Greene County Sheriff’s Department say deputies together with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation responded around 1:00 p.m. Thursday to a home in the 500 block of Choctaw Drive where the body of a woman was found.
Officials say the GCSD and TBI searched the wooded area behind the home Friday morning with the help of K9 units and found the body of a man.
GCSD says both bodies have been sent in for autopsy, and there is no continuing danger to the public.