Police: Burned body found near Duluth intersection

A burned body was discovered in the woods near a busy intersection in Duluth Monday.

According to the Gwinnett County Police Department, the body was found around 11:30 a.m. on a wooded trail near the intersection of Satellite Blvd and West Liddell Road.

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Investigators said Tuesday that they believe that the person located in the woods was shot at least one time. The case has been ruled a homicide.

Arson investigators and the medical examiner’s office have been requested and assisted in processing the scene.

Authorities were trying to confirm the identity of the deceased person.

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