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BREAKING ON 6: Body Found Near Dumpsters In Wadley

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Photo of the dumpsters where a body was found Monday morning in Wadley, Georgia Photo of the dumpsters where a body was found Monday morning in Wadley, Georgia
Wadley, GA -

***UPDATED at 5:21 P.M. on Monday, May 12th***


The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) are currently investigating the homicide of an unidentified victim near Wadley, Georgia.

The victim is a black female believed to be between 20-years-old and 40-years-old. The victim was wearing a black one-piece outfit and gold colored sandals. She also had red and black hair extensions.

The woman's body was located Monday morning at approximately 11:00 a.m. near some trash dumpsters.

Anyone with information concerning the identity of the victim, or knowledge of the crime, is asked to call the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office at 478-625-7538 or the GBI at 706-595-2575 or 404-244-2600.

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***UPDATED at 4:59 P.M. on Monday, May 12th***


We have confirmed more information on breaking news out of Jefferson County concerning a body being found in a dumpster.

Captain Robert Chalker, with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, confirms the body is that of a black female.

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***POSTED at 4:33 P.M. on Monday, May 12th***

WJBF News Channel 6 is covering breaking news out of Jefferson County.

Officials tell us, a body was found in a dumpster Monday morning between 9:30 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. off River Road, in Wadley.

Law enforcement and emergency personnel are on the scene, and we have a crew on the way to the scene.

We will provide more information on this breaking story as it becomes available.
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