(SOURCE: WVLT) -- The body of a man believed to have jumped into the
Fort Dickerson Quarry Friday was recovered, according to the Knoxville
Volunteer Emergency Rescue Squad.
Crews said they found the body Friday night at 9:00 after five hours of
their recovery operation. This after the Knoxville Police Department and
Knoxville Fire Department with other authorities responded to a call on
520 Augusta Ave about a possible drowning at Fort Dickerson Quarry
around 4 p.m.
Upon arrival, officers learned that a male victim had jumped from the
side of the quarry and had not resurfaced.
On Monday, a representative with the Knoxville Police Department
identified the victim as Jeremy Fields from Kingsport.
The Knoxville Fire Department, Knoxville Rescue Squad and the Knoxville
Fire Department responded to the scene. The investigation is ongoing.