Body of man found along busy Cobb County road

- Cobb County Police continue to investigate why 51-year-old Rogelio Gonzalez Chairez was found shot to death on Austell Road Thursday night.

The man’s body was found near Austell Road at Dorothy Drive S.W. in Marietta. Police said a man walking down the street discovered the body just after 9 p.m. on the sidewalk.

Neighbors in Overton Place across the street from where the body was found said they heard gunshots a half hour before the body was discovered.

Austell Road was closed for at least two hours because of the investigation. The Cobb County Medical Examiner's Office is working to determine the manner and cause of death. 

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call 770-499-3945. You can also remain anonymous and possibly receive a reward of up to $2,000 by contacting the Greater Atlanta Crime Stoppers organization at 404-577-TIPS (8477).

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