Banks County man arrested after body found

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A Banks County man is facing charges after deputies said they found a dead body in his home.

Deputies charged Billy Lewallen with malice murder and concealing a dead body.

Investigators told us they were conducting a welfare check in the 1100 block of McDonald Circle at around 1 a.m. Thursday when they found the body.

Deputies said it had been there for several days.

The victim's name has not been released.