GBI takes over Brooks Co. homicide investigation

GBI takes over Brooks Co. homicide investigation

BROOKS CO., GA (WALB) - As of Monday, the GBI has not released any new details after a body was found in Brooks County last week.

The Brooks County Coroner responded to a location on Dewberry Road early Friday.

Brooks County law enforcement said that the Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking into what happened to a person who was found dead.

Officials are now treating the case as a homicide investigation.

Brooks County deputies responded at 6 a.m. to a report of the body. The GBI was then called in.

The cause of death has not been announced yet, and an autopsy will be performed, according to the GBI.

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