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Skeletal remains found in Cherokee


     Canton, Cherokee County, Ga. July 21, 2013. Biologist searching for snakes in Cherokee County Saturday afternoon discovered the skeletal remains of a human body. Cherokee Sheriff’s deputies responded to the location off South Cherokee Lane in Woodstock at approximately 6pm. Detectives are now attempting to determine the identity of the remains.


       It appears the remains are that of a male who was wearing size 13 red adidas tennis shoes. Blue jeans with burgundy shorts underneath were also located with the remains. Currently investigators have not determined how long the remains have been in the woods.  The remains will be sent to the GBI crime lab for analysis.


       Cherokee Sheriff’s Office investigators are not working any missing person cases that meet the description of the located remains; they are asking the public if they have any information potentially related to this investigation please call 911.


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