Body identified in Tifton death

Body identified in Tifton death

TIFTON, GA (WALB) - The body found after a Tifton 911 call has been identified, according to law enforcement.

Kenyada Mitchell, 18, was found dead inside a vehicle after the Tift County Sheriff’s Office responded to a 911 call.

Officials said the call of a deceased person in a vehicle came in at 10:51 a.m. Thursday morning.

The vehicle was in a wooded area off of Emerson O’Bynes Avenue.

The case is being investigated as a homicide.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation Sylvester Regional Office and the Tift County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the case.

Anyone with information in the case is asked to call the Tift County Sheriff’s Office at (229) 388-6020 or the GBI Sylvester office at (229) 777-2080.

This is a developing story and we will update as more information becomes available.

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