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GBI, Cairo police investigate death

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The Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Cairo Police Department are investigating a death. (Source: WALB) The Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Cairo Police Department are investigating a death. (Source: WALB)
This investigation is active and ongoing. (Source: WALB) This investigation is active and ongoing. (Source: WALB)
CAIRO, GA (WALB) -

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Cairo Police Department are investigating a death.

According to Grady County Coroner Rusty Powe, he was called to the scene of a death around 12:20 p.m. on Thursday.

Powe said the person was found in the 600 block of 15th Street Southwest in Cairo. 

According to Keith Sandedur with the Cairo Police Department, when officers responded they found an individual unresponsive in front yard.

Sandedur said they have identified the victim as 60 year old Willie Bell.

They said Bell's death was not natural. After the body was examined, officials noticed gunshot wounds.

This investigation is active and ongoing.

WALB is working to get more information. We will update this story as details come in.

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