Mail carrier finds man's body in ditch, Walker County Sheriff's Office investigating

A death investigation is underway in northwest Georgia after a body was found in a ditch on Tuesday.

The discovery was made around 1:00 p.m. in the 800 block of Highway 193 in Flintstone.

Walker County Sheriff Steve Wilson tells Channel 3, a USPS carrier found a man's body in a ditch.

Sheriff Wilson says it's too early to speculate on the cause of death when asked if foul play is suspected.

The body has not been identified at this time.

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