Athens-Clarke County police have identified the body found in the Middle Oconee River last Saturday as belonging to Emory Odell Findley, a 54-year-old Athens resident.
Police said that Findley had been reported missing on Mar. 29.
Kayakers spotted the body near St. George Drive, off Timothy Road, around 1 p.m. Apr. 13. Police removed it from the river, and it was taken to the state crime lab in Atlanta for autopsy.
Police do not suspect foul play, but are still investigating the circumstances of Findley’s death. They urged anyone with information to contact Det. Paul Johnson at 706-613-3330, ext. 522, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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