Man found dead in northern Troup County

by Wes Mayer

alt

Michael Anthony Starnes


Investigators with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office are asking for the public’s assistance with any information about the death of Michael Anthony Starnes.

Starnes, 48, who was from Heard County, was found dead by deputies around 11:10 p.m. Friday in the area of McCosh Mill Road in northern Troup County, according to a prepared statement from the Troup County Sheriff’s Office.

Investigators believe Starnes’ death occurred sometime Friday afternoon or evening.

Anyone with information about Starnes’ death or knowledge of the person or people responsible have been asked to contact the Criminal Investigation Division at 706-883-1616 or Troup County Crime Stoppers at 706-812-1000. Any calls made will be kept confidential, sheriff’s office authorities said.



More Local

Paramount Hospitality wins 2015 Small Business Award

Paramount Hospitality won the 2015 Small Business Award from the Newnan-Coweta Chamber of Commerce. The chamber has hosted the awards cerem ... Read More



John Winters

Why we named a witness

There has been a lot of outrage and indignation over our publishing the name of a high school student who notified authorities that another ... Read More


Local gas cheaper than nat’l average

Gasoline prices in Coweta fell below the national average this week. The average price of gas in Coweta is $2.44 per gallon, compared to the ... Read More


UPDATE

Results pending in dead infant case

Authorities with the Coweta County Sheriff’s Office and the District Attorney’s office are still awaiting results from the Georg ... Read More

Recognition Program

Vietnam veterans can sign up at Newnan game

Vietnam veterans can sign up for a statewide program honoring them at Newnan High School’s season opener tonight. The game starts at 7 ... Read More