Body of man found in Ocmulgee River identified

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – The body of a man found on the Ocmulgee River on Saturday has been identified.

Bibb County Coroner Leon Jones says 53-year-old Winston Gamble was homeless. The Titusville, Florida native was a resident at the Heritage Nursing Home on Anthony Road in Macon. He checked out more than a year ago to stay with friends.

Investigators found Gamble’s body badly decomposed with a Mary Persons “Prom 2015” rubber bracelet.

Jones says he hasn’t been able to link why Gamble was wearing the bracelet.

Categories: Bibb County, Local News

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