Body found in Decatur County

Published: Aug. 19, 2016 at 2:44 PM EDT
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BAINBRIDGE, GA (WALB) - The GBI is conducting an investigation into the discovery of a body found Thursday in a wooded area in the 2100 block of Dothan Road, near Bainbridge.

The GBI's Thomasville Regional Office was requested by the Decatur County Sheriff's Department to assist in this death investigation.

The body will be transported to the GBI Crime Lab in Macon for an autopsy.  The identity of the person will not be released until a positive identification is made, and the family has been notified.

Anyone who has information pertaining to this death investigation is encouraged to contact the Decatur County Sheriff's Department at (229) 248-3044 or the Georgia Bureau of Investigation at (229) 225-4090.

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