Body found under fence of SW Atlanta home

The man's body was found underneath a fence outside the home.
The man's body was found underneath a fence outside the home.

Credit: JOHN SPINK/JSPINK@AJC.COM

Credit: JOHN SPINK/JSPINK@AJC.COM

Officials are investigating after a man’s body was found under the fence of a southwest Atlanta home Tuesday morning.

Atlanta police made the discovery just after 9:45 a.m. at a home in the 3800 block of Adamsville Drive, according to department spokesman Officer Anthony Grant.

The Fulton County Medical Examiner was called to extract the man's body from under the fence.
The Fulton County Medical Examiner was called to extract the man's body from under the fence.

Credit: JOHN SPINK/JSPINK@AJC.COM

Credit: JOHN SPINK/JSPINK@AJC.COM

Officers at the scene found the man underneath a fence on the side of the home, he said. The man was pronounced dead on the scene.

An autopsy will determine the man's cause of death.
An autopsy will determine the man's cause of death.

Credit: JOHN SPINK/JSPINK@AJC.COM

Credit: JOHN SPINK/JSPINK@AJC.COM

It is not clear how the man got under the fence. The investigation was handed over to the Fulton County Medical Examiner, who is working to “extract” his body from under the fence, Grant said.

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January 19, 2020