Body discovered in creek identified as Jonesborough man

POSTED: 5:38 AM Jul 23 2013   UPDATED: 5:41 PM Jul 23 2013

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.