Fayette County police are investigating the death of a 16-year-old boy who died early Sunday in a hot tub at his home near Peachtree City.
Chase Burnett was found by his father around 6 a.m. Sunday in the hot tub at his Diamond Point residence, according to the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Brent Rowan.
Rowan said Burnett attended McIntosh High School in Peachtree City. The school’s resource officer has been notified, Rowan added.
The teen's body has been sent to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation where an autopsy will be performed to identify any contributing factors which may have led to his drowning death, Rowan said.
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