UPDATE: Body found by hunters in Rock Island has been identified

Jan 05, 2022 at 12:02 pm by WGNS

Richard McCormick.

WGNS has an update on a missing person report that was filed in November of 2021. 

Reports now indicate a body discovered by hunters this past Friday morning in the Rock Island area between McMinnville and Smithville, Tennessee, has been identified by authorities as 51-year-old Richard McCormick.

Warren County Sheriff Tommy Myers said McCormick was identified by tattoos and a wallet found with the body.

McCormick was last seen on November 21 and was reported missing on Nov. 25, 2021.

Time of death could not be determined and authorities are waiting on toxicology results. The investigation is ongoing.

McCormick’s body was found near a pond on Rayburn Walling Road in Rock Island, Tennessee.

Source: Partner Station WMSR


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