Body found in ditch on Hewlett Street

Body found in ditch on Hewlett Street

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A body was found in a ditch in Whitehaven late Tuesday night.

Teenagers found the man on Hewlett Street and called police.

Police are currently calling the situation a "death investigation," which means they have not determined his cause of death. They have not said whether foul play is suspected.

Friends of the man said he was a great guy who loved his job.

"He will be well missed," Bernice Moody said. "He was a licensed plumber, a good plumber, a neat person."

Stay with WMC Action News 5 as we work to learn what led up to this man's death.

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