Published Sunday, October 14, 2012

The death of Blake Chappell

By JOHN A. WINTERS

john@newnan.com

This week marks the one-year anniversary of the disappearance of Blake Tyler Chappell, last seen leaving his girlfriend’s house early on the morning of Oct. 16, 2011. 

Two months later, his body was pulled from the creek that runs through the SummerGrove subdivision in eastern Newnan — his   only clothing a white tank top and boxer underwear.

According to his Georgia death certificate, Blake died from a “gunshot to the head.” The presumed date of death is listed as 6 a.m., Dec. 16, 2011, although authorities have no way of knowing the exact time or day because of the length of time his body was in the water.

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