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An Athens Clarke County police car sits parked outside the police department on College Avenue in downtown Athens, Georgia on Friday, February 1, 2019. (Photo/Caroline Barnes, http://carolinembarnes.wixsite.com/photography)

A deceased man was found near Franklin Street and West Hancock Avenue around 7 a.m. on May 1, according to an Athens-Clarke County Police Department press release.

The man was a 26-year-old white male, and his name is not being released “pending notification of the next of kin.” Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the man’s death, according to the report.

Police ask anyone with information about the incident contact Detective Kim Johnson at 706-613-3330, ext. 331 or Kimberly.Johnson@accgov.com.

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