Man’s body found inside beer cooler at SunTrust Park, Cobb cops say

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Man found inside SunTrust Park beer cooler was installing his beer invention Todd Keeling was found dead by a worker inside a beer cooler Tuesday afternoon, police said. The 48-year-old contractor was at SunTrust Park to install his beer tap invention when he died, his family told The AJC. Police told the family he was in the cooler and couldn't escape, Keeling's aunt said. An investigation is ongoing. His invention, which he'd been working on since graduating college, would cut down pour times at SunTrus

UpdatePolice identified the man on Wednesday as 48-year-old Todd Keeling from White Bear Lake, Minnesota. His family described him as an inventor and father of four.


A body was found Tuesday afternoon inside a walk-in beer cooler at SunTrust Park, according to a Cobb County police spokeswoman.

The man was a third-party contractor and was found by a fellow worker, Officer Sarah O’Hara said.

When asked if foul play was suspected, O’Hara said: “This is still an active investigation so I am unable to speculate whether or not foul play is a factor.”

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Police identified the man on Wednesday as 48-year-old Todd Keeling from White Bear Lake, Minnesota. They said no new information would be released Wednesday.

O’Hara said the Braves are helping with the investigation.

The Braves played the Cincinnati Reds at 7:35 p.m. as scheduled Tuesday. The team is set to play the Reds on Wednesday at 12:10 p.m.

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