A Chattanooga man has been found murdered in Dade County on Sand Mountain.  Authorities in Dade County are investigating the murder and have two suspects in custody.

Dade County offiicals have not released the name of the murder victim, but two men were arrested in Whitfield County in connection with the murder.  Deputies in Dade County confirmed that the murder victim had traveled to Sand Mountain to collect money from a co-worker, Johnathan Ellison.  Ellison and James Oglesbee were arrested in Whitfield County on Thursday afternoon.

According to reports two young children, age 9 months and 2 years old were at the home at the time of the murder.  They were left alone after the victim was murdered.  The mother of the children was gone to get diapers at the time of the murder.  Dade County officials say that the murder supsects and the victim were all young adults.