• Man found dead in Chattahoochee River

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    WHITE COUNTY, Ga. - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating after a man's body was found submerged in the Chattahoochee River in White County.

    Authorities said a tourist made the discovery near Brucken Strasse in Helen around 10:30 a.m. Friday.

    Crews were able to identify the man as Gary Phillip Freeman Jr., 42, of Troy, Alabama. 


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    Freeman appeared to have been visiting Helen, the GBI said.

    An autopsy will be performed by the GBI to determine how the man died. 

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