News Nearby: Sketches of Unidentified Man Released; HERO Driver Finds Man Dead in Car
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GBI Releases Sketch of Unidentified Man - Canton-Sixes Patch
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has released a sketch of the dead man whose identity has eluded the Canton Police Department since his body was first discovered on Sunday morning behind the Canton Marketplace.
The man is described as a 20 to 30 year old 5'6" Hispanic who weighed anywhere between 150 to 160 pounds. He had black hair, brown eyes and no scars or tattoos. See all the photos on Canton-Sixes Patch.
Georgia HERO Driver Finds Dead Man in Car on GA 400 - Alpharetta-Milton Patch
A Georgia HERO driver on patrol on GA 400 northbound spotted what she thought might be a stranded motorist at the Kimball Bridge Road overpass at 6:45 p.m. on Wednesday. But what she discovered when she stopped to offer help was a man who had died of an apparent gunshot wound. See Alpharetta-Milton Patch for details.
Man Killed Near the Mall of Georgia, Suspect in Custody - Buford Patch
Gwinnett County Police have made an arrest in connection with the Dec. 12 death of a Buford man.
Police responded to a report of gunshots at 1869 Appaloosa Lane, an apartment complex near the Mall of Georgia, at about 5:30 p.m. Wednesday evening. When officers arrived, they found 19-year-old Trevon Watson of Buford dead at the scene. According to police, a small amount of marijuana was found near Watson. Read more about this story on Buford Patch.
Morning Tractor Trailer Wreck Closes Lanes on I-85 at SR 316 - Peachtree Corners Patch
A tractor-trailer accident has four of the five northbound lanes of I-85 at SR 316 closed for repairs.
Only one lane is open. A Georgia DOT spokesperson said a tractor-trailer overturned and lost its load of prefabricated concrete walls. Read more about the incident on Peachtree Corners Patch.
Roswell, Duluth Search for Bank Robber - Roswell Patch
An unknown individual is believed to be responsible for two bank robberies in Kroger grocery this year, including one in Roswell.
The individual first robbed the Suntrust Bank inside a Kroger in Roswell on January 17, 2012. The second robbery occurred in Duluth on December 8, 2012 at a Fifth Third Bank located inside a Kroger store. See Roswell Patch for more details.
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