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Man's body discovered near burning brush in Mitchell Co.

By Jennifer Emert - bio | email

ALBANY, GA (WALB) –  Mitchell County Investigators are waiting for autopsy results after finding an elderly man's body burned last week during an out of control brush fire.

Firefighters were called Thursday to a brush fire in the 1600 block of Highway 93. After they put out the fire, firefighters found 81-year old Walter Nimes body.

The body was sent to the crime lab to determine a cause of death. Investigators say they found a branch lying at Nimes feet with which they think he may have been trying to beat the fire out.


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