• Investigators ID man found dead behind Cobb County motel after brush fire

    By: Steve Gehlbach


    COBB COUNTY, Ga. - Authorities have identified a man found dead behind a Cobb County motel after crews were fighting a brush fire. 

    The body of 53-year-old Mark Foster of Marietta was found Sunday behind the Regency Inn off Cobb Parkway.

    The fire burned nearly two acres surrounded by businesses, including several car dealerships.

    An autopsy determined there were no signs of foul play, or evidence that someone killed him before the fire started.

    We're learning more about the victim and what may have happened to him, on Channel 2 Action News starting at 4 p.m.


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