Body found off RR Street

Published 1:46 pm Saturday, September 15, 2018

By Beth Alston


AMERICUS — The Americus Police Department released information about a body found early Friday in north Americus.
The press release says that a multistate investigation into a missing person out of Florida resulted in locating a deceased person in a wooded area off the 900 block of Railroad Street around 7 a.m. Friday.
Special Agent Terry Howard of the Region 3 Office of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation to the Times-Recorder that the body is being sent to the GBI Crime Lab in Macon. Howard did not know if the body was that of a male or a female, how long it had been there, and wouldn’t reveal how the body was discovered.
The Americus Police Department and the GBI are conducting the investigation.
Anyone with information relating to this incident is asked to call the APD at 229-924-3677 or GBI at 229-931-2439.