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Fitzgerald man drowns in Ocmulgee River

By Delivrine Registre - bio | email

TELFAIR COUNTY, GA (WALB) - A Fitzgerald man drowned in the Ocmulgee River Sunday afternoon.

20-year-old Ronald Jackson was swimming near the Jacksonville Bridge when a witness say he began thrashing in the water, went under and never came back up.

A dive team found Jackson's body about an hour later.

His body was taken to the Atlanta Crime Lab for an autopsy.

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