Slain Man's Body Found in Chattahoochee River

ATLANTA (AP) -- Police say two fishermen have found the body of a man in the Chattahoochee River and authorities say he was the victim of foul play.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the fisherman, whose names were not released, called police after they discovered the body Wednesday in the water near the 6600 block of Akers Mill Road.

Cobb County police Sgt. Dana Pierce says investigators have ruled the death a homicide.

Pierce says the public's help is needed to help identify the victim. The victim was described as a black male, who is 5-foot-10 with numerous tattoos.

Investigators could not say how the man died or how long he been in the water.

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation is asked to call 770-499-3945.


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