GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - Gwinnett County police have identified a man found during a medical emergency on the side of South Old Peachtree Road on July 29.
According to police, the man was in cardiac arrest. He was taken to Gwinnett Medical Center in Duluth in grave condition.
He died on Aug. 1.
On Wednesday, investigators identified the man known as “John Doe” as 62-year-old John Philip Rogers, of Duluth.
Rogers lived in the area where he was found and it was reported that he would take long walks or bike rides on a daily basis.
Investigators learned Rogers was a retired Gwinnett County School employee and lived by himself with no family in the immediate area.
Rogers has a son who lives in California, and he flew and positively identified Rogers on Wednesday afternoon.
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