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Investigation underway after body found in ditch in Screven Co.

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Updated: Apr. 29, 2021 at 8:19 PM EDT
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SCREVEN COUNTY, Ga. (WTOC) - The Screven County Sheriff’s Office confirmed an investigation is underway after a body was found in a ditch in the county.

The sheriff’s office received the report of a dead body located in a ditch along Highway 21 about a half mile south of Sylvania on Thursday at approximately 7 p.m.

According to the sheriff’s office, the deceased has been identified as 61-year-old Thomas Winston.

The cause of death is being investigated by the Georgia State Patrol and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

If you have information regarding the case, please contact the sheriff’s office at 912-564-2013.

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