Regional Roundup: Body Found Buried at Residence, Police Release Video Connected to Shooting and Garbage Spill Causes Highway to Close
A look at top Patch stories from around Georgia.
Brothers in Custody After Body Found at Winder Residence – Barrow Patch
Siblings are being held by law enforcement after Winder police say they found a body Monday afternoon buried at a residence on Sixth Avenue.
According to a news release, the Winder Police Department responded to the 200 block of Sixth Avenue after receiving information from the Pensacola Police Department in reference to a missing person. At the location, investigators found information that led to a search warrant. The body was buried in the ground and encased in concrete.
APD Releases Video Connected to Deadly Midtown Shooting – Midtown Patch
The Atlanta Police Department has released a video connected with this past weekend’s deadly shooting in Midtown.
Atlanta Police Homicide Detectives are asking for assistance from the public in identifying the group of people seen in the attached video. Detectives believe that the people in the video may have information related to the homicide that occurred during the early Saturday morning hours at 688 Spring Street.
Garbage Truck Overturns, Closes Highway – Canton-Sixes Patch
Drivers on westbound 140 in Cherokee County were forced to detour Monday morning after a tractor-trailer hauling garbage overturned, spilling its contents across the roadway (see photo).
Canton Police Chief Robert Merchant says that the tractor-trailer was traveling southbound on 140 down a hill when the driver lost control at the railroad tracks.
The road was closed for several hours.