Body found in Chattahoochee River ID'd


JOHNS CREEK, Ga. - Investigators say they have identified a woman found floating in the Chattahoochee River.

The body was spotted in Johns Creek but officials retrieved it on the Gwinnett County side.
The two boaters had been fishing for a couple hours Saturday morning when they spotted the body in the river.
"I looked over and I was like, 'That looks like blue jeans,'” said boater Baker Martin.
But on a closer look, it appeared to be a young woman.
"It looked to be a female. We could see a tattoo on her back, shirt was kind of bunched up to here, she was laid over log by her stomach. The log had her stuck,” said boater Brandon Davis.
Investigators said they don't think the woman had been in the water very long and must have washed down river sometime early Saturday morning.
"We passed it three times and fourth time when we noticed the body,” Davis said.
Johns Creek police and swift water rescue teams recovered the body but are not releasing any more details while they investigate.
The two fishermen just know whoever she is, she didn't belong here.
"She had no shoes on and designer jeans, so no business being in the river, or planning on being in the river,” Martin said.

The woman was identified as 57-year-old Gee Hee Kang. The Fulton County medical examiner will conduct an autopsy Sunday.
Johns Creek police checked with all nearby agencies, but there were no missing persons reports that match her description.

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