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Thomasville Sanitation Worker Finds Body Under Overpass

Body Found
Posted at 11:28 AM, Oct 03, 2014
and last updated 2014-10-03 11:28:00-04

THOMASVILLE, GA (WTXL) - A sanitation worker was working on a trash pickup run when he noticed a body laying on the side of the road, according to police.

The incident report says that the body was located at the overpass on Madison Street SE and West Merrill Street in Thomasville.

As the worker got closer to the body, police say that he noticed that the man was not breathing. The worker called his supervisor and then called police, according to the incident report.

Thomasville Police say that the body had no visible wounds and that it was sent to Macon to undergo an autopsy. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has been called in to assist Thomasville PD.

The man was identified as 35 year old Travius Bake, according to police.