Athens police investigating death of man found on Prince Avenue

Athens-Clarke County police on Tuesday were investigating the death of a man whose body was found in some bushes in the 800 block of Prince Avenue.

 

The man, whose identity was not immediately released, was believed by police to be homeless.

His body was discovered at about 11:50 p.m., according to police.

Epifanio Rodriguez, spokesman for the Athens-Clarke County Police Department, said he did not believe an autopsy would be ordered for this case.

There were no obvious signs of foul play and “as of right now there do not appear to be any suspicious circumstances,” Rodriguez said.

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