Homeless man dies due to cold exposure

tstevens@ledger-enquirer.comJanuary 7, 2014 

Monday night's bitter weather claimed the life of one Muscogee County homeless man, according to the Coroner's Office.

Buddy Bryan said Paul Garner, 51, was found dead in a vacant lot near the intersection of Third Avenue and 15th Street. Another homeless man who frequented the area reported Garner's death after he found the man's body.

Bryan is searching for next of kin through the Midtown Medical Center and Homeless Resource Network, both of which Garner frequented.

Anyone with additional information is encouraged to call the Muscogee County Coroner's Office at 706-653-3260.

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