Body found in ditch in DeKalb County

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Police are investigating a possible hit and run that may have resulted in a fatality in DeKalb County.

Officials say a body of an adult male was found in a ditch off of Rock Springs Road and Thompson Mill Road in the Lithonia area.

Investigators believe the body has been in the ditch since last night.

Homicide detectives are on the scene and are attempting to gather more information.

At this time the body has not been identified.