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

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday: 1. SECRET SERVICE UNDER FRESH SCRU ... Read More


Ga. college smoking ban goes into effect Wednesday

ATLANTA (AP) — A rule smoking ban at all University System of Georgia campuses is scheduled to go into effect this week. The Universit ... Read More


Coweta's middle school volleyball championship game postponed

Coweta’s middle school volleyball championship game has been postponed amid questions on one school’s eligibility. “The Co ... Read More


10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. PRO-DEMOCRACY RALLIES SPREAD IN H ... Read More


Arguments to begin in Atlanta test cheating trial

ATLANTA (AP) - Opening statements are set to begin Monday in the trial of a dozen former Atlanta Public Schools educators and administrators ... Read More

Deadline approaching for Coweta CERT course

Instructors are getting ready to teach the sixth CERT – Community Emergency Response Team – class in Coweta County, and they are ... Read More