GBI investigates Randolph body

GBI investigates Randolph body
The body was found off Porter Road. (Source: WALB)
The body was found off Porter Road. (Source: WALB)

RANDOLPH CO., GA (WALB) - The body of a man was found in Randolph County Wednesday.

Randolph County Sheriff Eddie Fairbanks called the GBI's Sylvester Regional Office for assistance in this death investigation.

Road workers contacted Clay County 911 after they discovered the body of a man in a wooded area, off Porter Road in rural Randolph County.  The GBI says the body was badly decomposed.

The remains of the unidentified man were sent to the GBI Medical Examiner's Office in Macon for an autopsy, to determine his identity and cause and manner of death.

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