Death investigation launched after body found at Valdosta home

Death investigation launched after body found at Valdosta home
The call came around 9 a.m. Tuesday and Valdosta Police responded to the scene. (Source: WALB)
The call came around 9 a.m. Tuesday and Valdosta Police responded to the scene. (Source: WALB)

VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) - A death investigation has begun after crews working at a home in Valdosta discovered a body.

Officials said that workers were renovating a home at Briarwood and Westwood streets when a body was found in an outdoor storage building on the property.

The call came around 9 a.m. on Tuesday and Valdosta Police responded to the scene.

The Valdosta Police Department issued a statement around 1:15 p.m. that there are no obvious signs of foul play.

The Valdosta Lowndes Regional Crime Lab, the Valdosta Police Department Persons Crimes Detectives and the Lowndes County Coroner's Office were all on scene.

"This morning folks that were working here at this house doing some renovation found a deceased body, they called 911, the Valdosta Police Department sent detectives and crime scene techs out to begin processing the scene," explained Lowndes County Coroner Austin Fiveash.

The body has been transported to the crime lab and will be delivered to the GBI for an autopsy.

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