Law enforcement officials are hoping the public can help them identify a man whose body was found Friday near a rural Macon County, Ga., road.
Around 5 p.m., a passing school bus driver and some student passengers spotted the body alongside a road near the Macon-Taylor County line.
On Saturday, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Macon County Sheriff’s Office released the following details about the man:
- He is white with brown hair, standing about 6 feet tall and weighing 140 to 160 pounds.
- He was wearing a light gray t-shirt with a black rooster emblem, South Pole denim shorts in a size 36 and a leather belt with silver studs.
- He has had surgery on his right thigh at some point. An autopsy Saturday revealed the man had a surgical rod and four pins in his right thigh.
Authorities said they are treating the case as a homicide, but declined to release a cause of death Saturday. They noted they do not think the man was from the Macon County or Taylor County area.
Those with information about the victim’s identity are asked to call the GBI tip line at 1-800-597-TIPS.