UPDATE: Missing Auburn man's body found in Clayton County

tstevens@ledger-enquirer.comMay 8, 2014 

Update: The body found earlier this week in a 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix in Clayton County has been positively identified as missing Auburn man Tyshunn Raheem McCray, 25, police said Friday.

Clayton County police continue the investigation with assistance from Auburn police and the GBI.


Officials are determining whether a body Clayton County police found inside a 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix Wednesday belongs to a 25-year-old man reported missing days earlier, according to an Auburn Police Department press release.

Family members reported Auburn resident Tyshunn Raheem McCray missing after realizing he went missing on May 1. He was last seen on Williams Avenue, possibly driving a 2004 maroon Pontiac Grand Prix with an Alabama license plate. McCray may also have traveled near South College Street and Shell Toomer Parkway, according to the release.

Wednesday, Clayton County officials called Auburn Police after locating a body inside an abandoned 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix. No official identification of the body has been made yet. The case is being investigated as a homicide by the Clayton County Police Department, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Auburn Police Department.

Anyone with information about McCray's whereabouts should immediately contact the Auburn Police Division Detective Section at (334) 501-3140 or the tip line at (334) 246-1391. McCray is described as a 6-foot-2 black man with brown eyes and black hair. He weighs about 187 pounds.

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