UPDATE: Death investigation underway in Worth Co.

UPDATE: Death investigation underway in Worth Co.

OMEGA, Ga. (WALB) - Georgia State Patrol and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are investigating the suspicious death of an older man in Worth County.

Thursday afternoon, Worth County Sheriff Don Whitaker confirmed the victim’s identity as Robert Bruce Saunders.

Troopers said they are working to find out how he died.

They haven’t released what time Saunders was found, but people in the area say they saw a crime scene around 7 pm.

“My daughter came up here and they had it tapped off where you couldn’t get down the road. That’s all she could see,” said a driver in the area.

The investigation is on the 600 block of Rocky Creek Church Road in Omega near Gene Hartsfield Road.

“It looks like it might be a car crash, but it might not be,” said a trooper.

“Because there’s so much meanness going on in the world in this day and time you just don’t know what,” said the driver who also knew Saunders, the victim.

The driver says she knew him as a neighbor and says he was a hard worker.

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