Missing man found dead in truck submerged in Hatchie River

(Source: WMC Action News 5)
(Source: WMC Action News 5)
Published: Aug. 22, 2016 at 3:14 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 22, 2016 at 5:14 PM CDT
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COVINGTON, TN (WMC) - A man died when his truck sank into the Hatchie River in Covington, according to Tipton County Sheriff's Office.

Investigators said they found the body of Jeff Cromwell, 53, inside his partially submerged truck around noon Sunday, August 21.

Investigators do not suspect foul play in Cromwell's death. They have requested an autopsy on Cromwell's body to determine his cause of death.

Cromwell's family said they had not seen him in three days. Cromwell's truck was found in the Hatchie River at the end of Pilljerk Road.

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