Police need help reaching family of man shot, killed in Clayton County

Clayton County police is asking for help reaching the family of a man killed in a shooting earlier this month.

Officers responded to a shooting call Oct. 3 around 8:00 p.m. in the area of Roy Huie Road and Westbury Road. Courtney Branch, 42, was found dead at the scene. Police said he had several gunshot wounds.

The department said they have been trying to reach Branch’s family but haven’t had any luck.

“Detectives have exhausted all leads in an attempt to contact family,” police said Wednesday.


Police are now turning to the public for help.

Investigators believe Branch has family in North Carolina and New York. They could only find one photograph of Branch to share.

Anyone who has information about the shooting or how to reach Branch’s family is urged to contact Clayton County Police Department at 770-477-3747 or Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS.

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