As of Tuesday afternoon, an investigator at the county medical examiner’s office said his next of kin had not been notified and it was not clear when he died.
No further details were released, including that of a possible suspect and what may have motivated the killing.
Peachtree Creek flows through metro Atlanta into the Chattahoochee River a few miles to the west. Its gage height can range from 3 feet during dry periods to 17 feet in a typical flood, according to the United States Geological Survey.
The area of the creek where the body was found runs behind the Lakeshore Crossing Apartments, across the street from Passion City Church.
The investigation is ongoing.
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