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Officials working to identify body found in Muckalee Creek

Officials are working to identify a body that was found in Muckalee Creek Sunday morning. (Source: WALB) Officials are working to identify a body that was found in Muckalee Creek Sunday morning. (Source: WALB)
Officials had previously been searching in the area for James Fuller. (Source: WALB) Officials had previously been searching in the area for James Fuller. (Source: WALB)
AMERICUS, GA (WALB) -

Officials hope to positively identify a body that was found in the Muckalee Creek by Tuesday.

Crews that were searching the creek in Americus found the body around 10 a.m. Sunday.

They had previously been searching in the area for James Fuller, a man that ran from a traffic stop in early February and had not been seen since.

Around 25 or 30 people assisted in the search on Sunday. 

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