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Drowning in Long County under investigation

Body found at popular fishing spot

POSTED: July 16, 2017 9:51 a.m.

Authorities in Long County are investigating after a person was found drowned off Fishing Road.

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Authorities are on the scene of what appears to be a drowning in Long County near the Altamaha River.

Sheriff Craig Nobles said a body was discovered in the water off Fishing Road, a popular area. Nobles said it appears the person drowned sometime Saturday night or early Sunday morning. The Long County Sheriffs Office and DNR are currently investigating.

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