William Larry White, 39, was identified as the deceased victim, according to Bob Gault, media relations coordinator for the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office.
White Road is located in extreme southeast Bradley County, in the Buck’s Pocket community.
According to reports, the Bradley County 911 Communications Center received a call to White’s residence just after 7 p.m. Tuesday. A number of detectives responded to the scene after an initial response by patrol deputies.
Gault said investigation is ongoing to determine the circumstances surrounding the incident.
An autopsy is planned.
Gault said investigators began clearing the scene just after 5 a.m. Wednesday.