Missing Blount County teen found dead; homicide investigation underway

18-year-old Christian Boyle's body was found on December 25th, and police have launched a homicide investigation.

UPDATE (December 25th, 10:52 p.m.):

According to Blount County Sheriff's Office, 18-year-old Christian Boyle's body has been located. Authorities have launched a homicide investigation, and Boyle's family has been notified.

Blount County officials will hold a news conference Tuesday to release additional information.


UPDATE (December 25th, 9:25 p.m.):

Blount County Sheriff's Office confirms 18-year-old Christian Boyle's car was been located on Cold Branch Road Monday evening.


The Blount County Sheriff's Office is asking for help finding 18-year-old Christian Boyle, who was last seen on Dec. 12.

Christian is 5'10" and weighs about 140 pounds with brown hair and green eyes. He is believed to be driving a 2001 silver Oldsmobile Alero 4 door with a sunroof.

He has multiple tattoos including one of his father's name and birthday "George Samuel Boyle 6-25-67."

Anyone with information regarding Boyle's whereabouts is asked to call the Blount County Sheriff's Office at (205) 625-4127.

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