Body found near dumping site in Wadley, Ga.

Monday, May 12, 2014 5:30 PM
Last updated Tuesday, May 13, 2014 11:56 PM
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The body of an unidentified woman was found near a dumping site in Wadley, Ga., Monday, authorities said.



Travis Highfield
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Police were called after the body of a black woman, described as being between the ages of 20 and 40, was found behind a fence wearing a black dress and gold sandals, Special Agent in Charge Pat Morgan said.

Jefferson County Coroner Edward James said the body, which suffered blunt force trauma to the head, was sent to Atlanta for an autopsy. Morgan said the Georgia Bureau of Investigation will investigate the death as a homicide.

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