Body found by Chattahoochee is 3rd one in May

by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ,Atlanta ,Georgia

ROSWELL, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a body has been found along the Chattahoochee River after two others were discovered earlier this month.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports (http://bit.ly/RAdMsZ ) the latest body was reported Sunday afternoon on the river banks in Roswell. Officer Lisa Holland, a Roswell police spokeswoman, says the FBI was called to investigate because the body was found on property owned by the federal government. The dead person's identity was not immediately known.

It was the third body found along the Chattahoochee River in just over a week. Authorities say 56-year-old Gee Hang of Johns Creek was pulled from the river May 3 after she drowned. Two days later, 34-year-old Perfecto Ochoa Alvarado was found dead in the river near Austell. His death was ruled a homicide and remains under investigation.

___

Information from: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, http://www.ajc.com



More Local

Shenandoah developer

Herman Russell dead at 83

Pioneering black real estate developer Herman J. Russell, one of the partners behind the Shenandoah project in Coweta County, died Saturday. ... Read More


UPDATE - Clark Street to be closed for sidewalk work on Friday

Clark Street on the north side of downtown Newnan will be closed during business hours on Friday and not Thursday as originally announced. N ... Read More


Three community Thanksgiving meals offered

Community dinners will be served at three different locations on Thanksgiving day: Westside Church of Christ on Westside School Road, Newnan ... Read More


Man accused of molesting two girls

A man accused of molesting two young girls was arrested by authorities with the Coweta County Sheriff’s Office on Monday. Darwin River ... Read More


Identity fraud suspect arrested in Clayton County

A man suspected of stealing a Coweta County woman’s identity to apply for credit cards was arrested Monday following an investigation ... Read More

Meals on Wheels

Outreach gifting certificates to Christmas donors

To thank everyone who donates this Christmas, Meals on Wheels of Coweta will be providing Christmas gift certificates – which can be m ... Read More