Body found under fence of SW Atlanta home

Body found under fence of SW Atlanta home
The man's body was found underneath a fence outside a home in the 3800 block of Adamsville Drive. (Photo: JOHN SPINK / JSPINK@AJC.COM)

ATLANTA — Officials are investigating after a man’s body was found under the fence of a southwest Atlanta home Tuesday morning.

Atlanta police made the discovery just after 9:45 a.m. at a home in the 3800 block of Adamsville Drive, according to department spokesman Officer Anthony Grant.

Officers at the scene found the man underneath a fence on the side of the home, he said. The man was pronounced dead on the scene.

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It is not clear how the man got under the fence. The investigation into the man’s death was handed to Fulton County Medical Examiner, who is working to “extract” his body from under the fence, Grant said.

This story written by Asia Simone Burns with The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

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