2nd body found in same Georgia river in less than 24 hours

ALBANY, Ga. — Two bodies have been found in the same Georgia river in the last 24 hours weeks after reports of two men who vanished into the water in separate incidents.

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According to WALB, a body was discovered Monday afternoon in the Flint River. That body has not been identified.

On Sunday, the body of missing Albany city worker Darrious Stephens was found after a 20-day search. Stephens vanished Feb. 12 while taking water samples on the river after heavy rainfall.


Stephens’ body was found around 10:45 a.m. Sunday by Department of Natural Resources crews two miles south of Punk’s Landing in Baker County.

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Crews were also searching for 23-year-old Cameron Jones in Albany. Jones disappeared Feb. 26 after witnesses said he jumped into the river.