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Body discovered in creek identified as Jonesborough man

Published On: Jul 23 2013 05:38:39 AM EDT   Updated On: Jul 23 2013 05:41:53 PM EDT
CHEROKEE, N.C. -

A Jonesborough, Tennessee man's body has been found in a creek in Cherokee, North Carolina.

Cherokee police say it was found in a creek near Harrah's Cherokee Hotel and Casino Monday morning. That creek runs beside the casino off U.S. Highway 19.

Police have identified the man as 84-year-old Robert Evans.

The Cherokee Police Department says no foul play is suspected.