Body found near construction site in northeast Shelby County

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SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. — Shelby County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a body that was discovered in northeast Shelby County.

A sheriff’s office spokesman confirmed the body was found by construction workers on a job site in the 5000 block of Egypt Central Road near Brownsville Road at around 6:15 Monday night.

Neighbors told WREG crews have clearing a wooded area there for about three months.

SCSO has not said if they suspect foul play or how long they think the body may have been there. This is a developing story.

If you know anything that can help investigators call Crime Stoppers at 901-528-CASH.

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