Toccoa Police Department Update Latest on Deceased Female Found Thursday

Toccoa Police Chief Jimmy Mize provided WNEG the following release concerning the death of a female found Thursday afternoon. “At approximately 3:30pm yesterday afternoon Stephens County 911 received a call regarding a possible deceased person near the railroad tracks on Currahee St. and Highland Ave. Once officers arrived on scene it was confirmed that a deceased female had been located. The Georgia Bureau of Investigations was notified and an Agent as well as a Crime Scene Unit was sent to assist with the investigation. The investigators and Crime Scene Units cleared the scene shortly after 6:30pm as the body was transported to the Crime Lab. The case is still under investigation and the Toccoa Police Department will update as the investigation allows.”

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