Body found in Burke woods a suicide, sheriff says

Monday, Feb. 25, 2013 9:20 AM
Last updated 6:38 PM
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A body discovered in a wooded area off Georgia Highway 56 in Burke County on Sunday has been determined to be a suicide, according to Sheriff Greg Coursey.

The body was reported to police by a passer-by.

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CricketSeranade
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CricketSeranade 02/25/13 - 12:36 pm
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Wow

Talk about in-depth reporting.

soapy_725
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soapy_725 02/25/13 - 12:52 pm
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It was via Face Book

Unpublished

or Twitter.

like-it-is
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like-it-is 02/25/13 - 01:30 pm
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Wow!

WOW! Cricket, i agree. Was looking for more when i click on story.

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AutumnLeaves 02/25/13 - 02:49 pm
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Please

Rather than leave the above article as is, could you at least tell us these things: Are you going to release a name if it is confirmed by the coroner (or has it already?) to be the case of suicide, or is the name going to be kept private in the case of suicide (which is understandable), or are you going to report the deceased person's name upon notification of family and/or official confirmation of identity from the coroner, suicide or not?

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AutumnLeaves 02/25/13 - 05:22 pm
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I feel for the passer-by...

I appreciate the passer-by reporting whatever led him or her to believe there was a body there. I know it can't have been an easy thing to deal with. Thank you.

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akmoose 02/25/13 - 08:53 pm
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Narrow it down??

Lot of wooded areas between Richmond County line in McBean to the center of town...I live 3 miles from one and 9 from the other so it'd be nice to know which end.

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Little Lamb 02/25/13 - 10:04 pm
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Update

Can you believe this two-sentence story was actually updated at 6:38 p.m.? I wonder how skimpy the original post was.

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KSL 02/25/13 - 11:39 pm
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Can't they at least report

Can't they at least report whether it was a male or female?

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rmwhitley 02/26/13 - 07:19 am
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Responders,

Unpublished

some of you are cold-blooded people.

rmwhitley
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rmwhitley 02/26/13 - 07:20 am
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It's

Unpublished

TRULY non of your business.

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CobaltGeorge 02/26/13 - 08:35 am
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How

was it determined a suicide!

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nocnoc 02/26/13 - 10:20 am
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It is a Staff Story and

these seldom have the WHO, WHAT, WHEN, WHERE, WHY, HOW or HOW MUCH.

I have come to understand many staff stories don't even rate being called a Twitter Msg.

Kind of like that car found under the Sand Bar Ferry Bridge a few months ago. We were never told the Make, Model or Year of the car.
If the trunk was opened, inspected and etc...

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