Body found on Nickajack Creek identified

Nickajack Creek bridge on the Silver Comet Trail -- photo by Larry Felton Johnson

According to Sergeant Dana Pierce of the Cobb County Police Department, the body found in Nickajack Creek below the Silver Comet Trail bridge has been identified by a family member.  The deceased is a minor, and the death has been ruled a suicide. The deceased left a note before taking their own life.

The body was discovered by a walker on the Silver Comet Trail at 7 a.m. Friday morning.

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Larry Felton Johnson
Larry Felton Johnson is the "World's Oldest Journalism Undergraduate". He retired after too many years as a software systems engineer, and he's now a senior in the journalism department at Georgia State University.

He's the editor and publisher of the Cobb County Courier.

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