Body found on Ga. school playground

Monday, Aug 4, 2014 3:23 PM
Last updated 6:54 PM
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WARNER ROBINS, Ga. — Authorities in central Georgia say the body of a 19-year-old man was found hanging in an elementary school playground.

Houston County schools spokeswoman Beth McLaughlin says the body was discovered as children at Lake Joy Primary School were being led to recess on Monday. McLaughlin tells the Macon Telegraph it’s unclear how many students saw the body and district officials will be in contact with parents.

Officials say children were kept from going outside while emergency responders investigated and removed the body from campus.

County Coroner Danny Galpin says an autopsy is scheduled for the man on Tuesday and his identity hasn’t been released.

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AutumnLeaves 08/04/14 - 03:44 pm
This is unimaginably

This is unimaginably horrifying no matter when, why or how this happened. What an awful thing to happen to everyone concerned!

itsanotherday1 08/04/14 - 05:36 pm
I can't imagine walking up on

I can't imagine walking up on something like that.

foxsilong 08/04/14 - 05:42 pm
Body in playground where kids play.....

I'm not sure if this is a suicide or murder, but anyone who would commit a life-taking crime and display it in a playground is heartless. There are many other ways to seek public attention, just not attention from kids.

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