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Skeletal remains recovered in northwest Georgia

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COOSA, GA (AP) - Authorities in northwest Georgia are awaiting autopsy results on skeletal remains that were found during a search for a missing man over the weekend.

Floyd County police Cpl. Mary Catherine Parris tells the Rome News-Tribune (http://bit.ly/1qcZ1c0) authorities are unsure of how the man died or if foul play may have been a factor.

Parris says authorities believe the remains that were found on Saturday are those of a 21-year-old Coosa man who was reported missing in early November.

Sheriff Tim Burkhalter says the man erased the contents of his computer hard drive and cellphone before he disappeared.

 

Information from: Rome News-Tribune, http://www.romenews-tribune.com

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