Body found in vehicle in Ocmulgee River, reports Bleckley County Sheriff’s Office

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COCHRAN, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) — A vehicle with a body inside was recovered from the Ocmulgee River at 8:50 a.m. Thursday morning in Bleckley County.

According to a release from the Bleckley County Sheriff’s Office, Deputies responded to Dykes Landing on the Ocmulgee in reference to a vehicle located in the river. While removing the vehicle, Deputies found what appeared to be a body inside of the vehicle.

Criminal investigations and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are looking into the case now.  Agents and Investigators were able to recover a body from the vehicle, which an autopsy will be performed on at the GBI Crime Lab.

More information will be added as it is available, stay with 41NBC for more updates.

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