Bibb County crime

Update: Dead body found in Macon identified

MACON, Georgia (KBTV) – The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a dead body that was found Wednesday afternoon.

UPDATE 02/2/22: The body found has been identified as 78 year old James Dumas. Coroner Leon Jones says he received information on Monday that a pacemaker identification number confirmed that it was Dumas.

The body was found in a wooded area in the 1900 block of Sheridan Avenue around 1:00pm. Deputies say a WMAZ employee found the body while searching for a missing person from December, 78-year-old James Dumas.

The body is being sent to the GBI crime lab for an autopsy which will determine the identity of the deceased and the cause of death.

Photo credit: MGN Online

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